Manchester Veggie Guide

Your guide to all things veggie in Manchester and beyond

Chip pie

NB: No pretence is being made that this is a healthy item!


  • 1 packet frozen Puff-pastry (e.g. Jus-Rol)
  • 1 bag Oven Chips (or 3 portions Chippy-chips)
  • 1 cup frozen Peas
  • 1 finely chopped large Onion
  • Gravy powder
  • Black Pepper
  1. If using Oven Chips, cook as per instructions on the bag.
  2. Roll a layer of pastry and line a pie dish.
  3. Fry the onion for a few minutes, add the frozen peas and 2 cups of gravy (gravy made following the instructions on the tub).
  4. Put Chips in pie dish, cover with gravy-pea-onion mixture then the pastry top.
  5. Bake for about ½ an hour at gas mark 7. Yum, yum, yum!
Alternative pie filling: Spinach & cream ‘cheese’:
  • 1 tub Tofutti Cream ‘Cheese’
  • 1 large Onion
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1tsp Bouillon powder
  • Chilli powder
  • loads of fresh and/or frozen Spinach
  1. Finely chop the Onion & Garlic, fry.
  2. Add Spinach until a wonderful green gloop is present.
  3. Turn off heat, stir in cream ‘cheese’ — create whitish gloop.
  4. Add spices/stock — make pie as above.