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Beef and Onion Pies

Classic Kiwi Beef Pie Recipe

6 - 8

Serves

30 mins

Prep Time

2 hrs

Cook Time

Shaun Clouston

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Shaun Clouston

Pies are a family favourite, especially for renowned Kiwi chef Shaun Clouston. His beef and onion pie will be sure to delight your family as it does his!

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High Protein

Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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2 onions

finely chopped

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2 garlic cloves

finely chopped

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2 Tbsp white flour

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1 Tbsp cornflour

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1 & 1/4 cups beef stock

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1 Tbsp olive oil

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1/3 tsp salt

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1/3 tsp black pepper

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1kg puff pastry sheets

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1 egg

mixed with a splash of milk

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cheddar cheese

Method

To Make Filling

To Make Pie

To Serve

1

In a large heavy based pan heat a little oil to a medium-high heat.

2

Add the diced onion and sauté for around five minutes until the onions are nicely browned.

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3

Remove the onions from the pan and set aside.

4

Return the pan to a high heat and add a little more oil, place the beef mince into the pan and stir well.

5

Continue cooking the beef mince, stirring constantly until the beef is well coloured and any liquid has evaporated.

6

Add the chopped garlic to the beef mince and cook for 10-20 seconds.

7

Return the cooked onion to the beef mince, stir well and add both the flour and cornflour.

8

Reduce the heat and stir the flours with beef mixture for 2-3 minutes, then add the beef stock.

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Bring the mixture to a gentle simmer, cook for a further 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper.

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10

Remove the mixture from the pan and allow to fully cool.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (274g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

2216 kJ (529 kcal)

Protein

21.8g

Total Fat

27.6g

Saturated Fat

15.0g

Carbs

46.1g

Sugars

3.4g

Sodium

465mg

Iron*

1.9mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)