Cod Pot Pie / Pies With Dill Biscuit Crusts

Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 15 mins

Gourmet magazine showcased this recipe years ago and I've always loved making it for both family and friends. It's so easy, but really delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Wash leek well and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  3. Cook leek, carrot and celery in butter over medium heat until tender, about 7 minutes.
  4. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  5. Stir in milk, 1/4 teaspoons salt and 1/8 teaspoons pepper; bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes.
  6. Sauce will be thick.
  7. Whisk together flour, baking powder and salt.
  8. Blend in butter cubes with your fingers or food processor until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  9. Stir in milk and dill with a fork until mixture just comes together.
  10. Gather dough into a ball, then turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 3 times.
  11. Roll out into a 8 inch square, 1 1/2 inches thick., then cut out 4 circles using a round biscuit cutter. (If you don't have a biscuit cutter, then a glass often works just as well.).
  12. Sprinkle cod with remaining salt and pepper.
  13. Bring sauce to a simmer and stir in fish, then divide among 4 10 oz. ramekins.
  14. Top each ramekin with a biscuit then brush with melted butter.
  15. Arrange ramekins in a shallow baking pan and bake until sauce is bubbling and biscuits are golden, 12-15 minutes.
Most Helpful

We really liked this! I, too, lightened it a bit by using skim milk and light butter. I love dill, so I added dill to the cod mix and used more in the biscuits, too. Very, very tasty and quite easy. I didn't roll out the biscuits, either, I just shaped them with my hands and dropped them on the pot pie. Great recipe!

CrispyRice August 05, 2007

Mmmm these were fabulous - a great alternative to Shepherd's Pie. The biscuits were so flaky and delcious. I baked the leftover biscuit dough as little biscuits which the BF and I thoroughly enjoyed. I did make this a bit lower in fat by sauteing the vegetables in olive oil and subbing skim milk. Probably because of these subs, the veggie sauce was a bit too thick. I used a little more milk to get the correct texture. Thanks for the recipe Geema!

poo235 May 29, 2007