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Best Mince Pie

Delicious Mince & Mushroom Pie

4 - 6

Serves

20 mins

Prep Time

2 hrs

Cook Time

Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander

Recipe author

Sue Hamilton and Dana Alexander

Pies are the food of champions. If you make them yourself you know exactly what’s in them – fresh vegetables, the best-quality mince and delicious herbs. You can make your own pastry, or take a shortcut as we do here and buy it ready-made. Flaky or short crust, the choice is yours.

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Ingredients

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 onion

finely diced

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1 garlic clove

crushed

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2 portobello mushrooms

finely chopped

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2 carrots

cubed

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1 handful parsley

chopped

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1 tbsp fresh rosemary

chopped

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1 tbsp wholegrain mustard

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2 tbsp tomato paste

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1 tbsp worcestershire sauce

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1 cup beef stock

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1 sheet short crust pastry

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1 egg

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beaten

Method

To Make Filling

To Assemble

1

Heat a good splash of olive oil in a large, lidded frying-pan and fry onion and garlic until soft.

2

Add vegetables and herbs and fry until just soft and carrots are caramelising a little on the edges.

3

Add mince and brown, stirring through the veggies, ensuring everything is well blended.

4

Add mustard, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce and a few hearty grinds of black pepper.

5

Add stock and allow to simmer, covered, for a good 30 minutes. You may need to add a little extra water. Stir occasionally.

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6

Taste and season with salt and pepper if required.

7

Pour pie filling into an ovenproof dish and allow to cool.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (228g)

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

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Energy

1126 (269)kJ

Protein

23.3g

Total Fat

13g

Saturated Fat

6.4g

Carbs

14.1g

Sugars

3.9g

Sodium

361mg

Iron*

4.1mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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