Ingredients and Method
Try this simple beef and mushroom pie. Perfect for winter nights.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Oven temperature: 200°C
6 beef stewing steaks, cubed
30 ml flour
30 ml olive oil
1 onion, sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
250 g button mushrooms, halved
250 ml red wine or beef stock
30 ml Worcester sauce
1 roll frozen flaky or puff pastry, thawed
1 egg, beaten
1.Lightly dust the steak cubes in flour and brown over a high heat in half the oil.
2.Reduce the heat to medium and fry the onion and garlic with the meat, adding more oil if necessary. Add the mushrooms, red wine and Worcester sauce and simmer for a few minutes.
3.In the meantime, roll out the flaky or puff pastry to the size of the pie dish.
4.Spoon the mixture into the dish and cover the pie with the pastry, pressing down around the edges to seal. Make a hole in the middle of the pie to allow the steam to escape during baking.
5.Brush with egg and bake in a preheated oven for 20 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown. Serve with seasonal vegetables.