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Easy steak pie

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Nothing beats a classic homemade steak pie, complete with golden-brown flaky pastry and a rich filling. This easy family feast only takes 15 minutes to prep

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal611
fat36g
saturates14g
carbs32g
sugars4g
fibre3g
protein39g
salt1.6g
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1kg braising steak, diced
  • 2 onions, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 beef stock cubes mixed with 600ml boiling water
  • 375g sheet of ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten

Method

  • STEP 1

    To make the filling, heat the oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Heat half the oil in a large casserole dish, brown the meat really well in batches, then set aside. Add the onions adding a drizzle more oil, then cook on a low heat for 5 mins until coloured.

  • STEP 2

    Scatter over the flour, stirring until the flour turns brown. Tip the meat and any juices back into the pan along with the ketchup and give it all a good stir. Pour over the stock, season, and bring to a simmer then cover with a lid and put in the oven for about 2 hrs, until the meat is tender. The filling can be made up to three days ahead and chilled or frozen for up to three months.

  • STEP 3

    To make the pie, heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Tip the filling into a 24-26cm rimmed pie dish and brush the rim of the dish with some yolk. Unravel the pastry, drape over the dish and use a knife to trim and press the edges against the side of the dish. Re-roll your trimmings to make a decoration if you like. Brush the pie heavily with egg yolk. Make a few little slits in the centre of the pie and bake for 40 mins until golden. Leave to stand for a few minutes before serving.

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