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Beef and caramelised onion pies

A classic modern pie with beef and caramelised onion from Australian Women's Weekly.
beef and caramelised onion pies
4 Item
1H

Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F).
2.Slice onions thinly, reserving four intact small slices. Heat half the oil in large frying pan; cook onion, stirring, until soft. Add sugar and 1/4 cup (60ml) of the beer; cook, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes until onion caramelises.
3.Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in large saucepan; cook garlic, mushrooms and thyme sprigs until soft. Add beef, cook, stirring, until browned. Add paste and remaining beer. Simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until thickened slightly. Stir in caramelised onion and thyme leaves; season to taste. Discard thyme sprigs.
4.Spoon mixture into four 1-cup (250ml) ovenproof dishes. Top each with pastry; brush with egg. Sprinkle reserved onion slices with extra sugar, press gently into centre of pastry. Place dishes on oven tray. Bake about 20 minutes or until pastry is puffed and browned.

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