Beef and onion party pies

Perfect beef and onion party pies for sharing with friends and family.

  • 50 mins cooking
  • Makes 24 Item
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Beef and onion party pies
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 brown onion (150g), chopped finely
  • 450 gram minced beef
  • 2 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoon powdered gravy mix
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) water
  • 3 sheets ready-rolled shortcrust pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten lightly
  • 2 sheets ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds


Beef and onion party pies
  • 1
    Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat; cook onion, stirring, for 4 minutes or until onion softens. Add beef; cook, stirring, until beef changes colour. Add paste, sauce, and blended gravy powder and the water; bring to the boil, stirring. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until thickened slightly; cool.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 200°C (400°F). Oil two 12-hole (2-tablespoons/40ml) deep flat-based patty pans.
  • 3
    Cut 24 x 7cm (2¾-inch) rounds from shortcrust pastry; press into pan holes. Divide beef mixture among pastry cases. Brush edges with a little of the egg.
  • 4
    Cut 24 x 6cm (2½-inch) rounds from puff pastry; top pies with puff pastry lids. Press edges firmly to seal; brush lids with remaining egg. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, cut a small slit in the lid of each pie.
  • 5
    Bake for 20 minutes or until browned lightly. Stand pies in pan 5 minutes before serving.

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