Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

Serving Size: 8


This recipe came from Grandma Cook who used to make it for my Grandpa as he worked in the lead mines in southwestern Wisconsin. Traditionally served with cole slaw. Optionally can be accompanied with ketchup.


  • 1-1 1/2 lb cubed round steak
  • 1 medium-large onion
  • 2 lbs potatoes
  • 1 package of two ready-made pie crusts (or you can make your own)


  1. Thaw pie crusts according to package directions
  2. Place 1 pie crust in a 9-10" glass pie plate
  3. Place cubed meat in bottom
  4. Chop onions and layer on top of meat
  5. Slice potatoes and layer on top of onions
  6. Salt and pepper between each layer
  7. Add cool water (approximately 1 cup) along side of pie crust to fill the bottom 1/4" inch from top of crust
  8. Place second pie crust on top
  9. Press edges of the two crusts together
  10. Slit the top of the crust with an "x"
  11. Bake at 350°F for 1 1/2-2 hours
  12. Cover with dish towel and let cool for 20 mins before enjoying.