Aussie meat pies

Nothing beats a hot meat pie in your hand.
meat pies

No more fighting over who gets the biggest slice!

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Is there anything at all quite like the feel of a hot meat pie in your hand? Try our version of the classic hand-held meat pie and you won’t be disappointed. You can double the recipe and keep a batch in the freezer; they reheat beautifully.

Don’t forget the tomato sauce!

Or try our Aussie Meat pie recipe for your pie maker.

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Meat pies


Meat pies

1.Process flour and butter until crumbly. Add egg and enough of the water to make mixture come together. Knead pastry on floured surface until smooth. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes.
2.For the beef filling, heat oil in large saucepan; cook onion and beef, stirring, until beef is browned. Stir in undrained tomatoes, paste, sauce and stock; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until thick. Cool.
3.Oil six ⅔ cup (160ml) pie tins. Divide pastry into six portions; roll each portion between sheets of baking paper until large enough to line tins. Lift pastry into tins; press over base and sides. Trim edges. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
4.Cut six 11cm (4½-inch) rounds from puff pastry. Refrigerate until required.
5.Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.
6.Line pastry-lined tins with baking paper; fill with dried beans or rice. Place tins on oven tray; bake 10 minutes. Remove paper and beans; bake further 5 minutes. Cool.
7.Fill pastry cases with beef filling; brush edges of pastry with extra egg. Top with puff pastry rounds; press edges to seal. Brush tops with extra egg. Cut steam holes in top of pies.
8.Bake pies about 20 minutes or until pastry is browned lightly.

Freezing instructions: After baking the pies, cool and cover with 2 layers of plastic wrap and 1 of foil. Label, date and freeze for up to three months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator. Discard plastic wrap and foil. Reheat as in step 8 until filling is hot. If pastry is browning too much, cover pies loosely with foil.


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