This recipe for old fashioned fish and potato pie is a great way to use cheap fillets of white fleshed fish in a delicious sauce with a mash potato and cheese topping.
Continue reading for money saving tips and gluten and dairy free options. There is also a PDF version of this recipe at the end of the post which can be printed or saved to your device to save on paper.
*The Nutrition Facts label above should be used as a guide only. The amounts can change depending on the brands you use. To reduce the fat content always try to buy reduced fat products and lean meat when you can afford it. Look for reduced salt products and low sugar without artificial sugar replacements.
Serve with a salad and garlic bread.
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Gluten and Dairy Free Options
For gluten free; replace the flour with cornstarch. For dairy free; replace the milk with lactose free milk and the yoghurt with lactose free yoghurt. The cheese can be replaced with lactose free cheese however some dairy intolerance sufferers can tolerate hard cheeses such as cheddar. Replace the butter with dairy free spread.
Save money by using cheap fillets of fish in this recipe. The flavours in the pie combined with the poaching will make these common fillets taste good.
Buy cheap potatoes when they are on sale at the grocery store or at farmers markets. They store well in cellars in hessian bags or the refrigerator.
This guide to Creating Budget Friendly Meals covers everything from planning to making the most of in season vegetables and meat to using raw ingredients to create healthy and nutritious meals which cost less to make. A little forethought can save you a great deal of money over the course of the year.
Serve your fish pie with salad greens from the garden to increase the nutrition and to make the pie go further. Leftover pie should be stored in the fridge then used within two days. It can be either reheated in the microwave or on top of a wood heater with this guide.
To save or print this recipe for old fashioned fish and potato pie, here is the PDF Version.
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