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Family-sized meat pie

Feed the family with this beef and mushroom pie recipe.
Meat pie
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Flaky pastry on the outside and a rich meaty filling served with green vegetables, this crispy meat pie is the ultimate family dish. This meat pie is seriously what cold-weather dinners want to be!

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Beef and mushroom family pie


Beef and mushroom family pie


Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat; cook onions, stirring, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add beef; cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up lumps, until changed in colour. Stir in mushrooms. Add paste, sauce, gravy mix and water; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes or until mixture is thick. Cool.


Preheat oven to 220ºC/425ºF.


Oil a 22cm (9-inch) pie dish. Line base and side of dish with shortcrust pastry; trim to fit. Spoon in beef mixture. Brush rim of pastry with a little egg; top with puff pastry, pressing edges to seal. Trim excess pastry; brush top of pie with a little more egg. Place pie on an oven tray.


Bake pie, on lower oven shelf, for 40 minutes or until pastry is browned and crisp. Stand 10 minutes before serving.

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