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Ultimate Kiwi Pie

Chunky Beef Pie Recipe

6

Serves

2 hrs 30 mins

Prep Time

45 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

You can't go wrong with a good Kiwi favourite, the meat is slowly cooked to produce a pull apart beef filling, encased in light flaky pastry.

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Ingredients

Filling

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500g Quality Mark beef steaks

cut into 3cm pieces, e.g. Cross-cut blade steak

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2 tbsp seasoned flour

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500g pumpkin

seeds removed, peeled and chopped into 2cm chunks

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1 onion

chopped

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1 carrot

sliced

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1/2 cup red wine

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1 cup beef stock

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1/2 x 400g can chopped tomatoes in juice

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1 bay leaf

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splash of red wine vinegar

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25g butter

softened

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2 tablespoons white flour

Pastry

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2 sheets short crust pastry

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2 sheets puff pastry

Egg wash

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1 egg yolk

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1 tbsp milk

Method

To make filling

To assemble

Slow cooker option

1

Preheat the oven to 160°C

2

Roll the beef in seasoned flour

3

Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat, add a dash of oil and brown beef in batches

4

Transfer beef to an ovenproof casserole dish as you go

5

Lower the heat and add another dash of oil to the pan

6

Add the onion and cook until soft, then add the pumpkin and carrot slices

7

Pour in the red wine, allow to bubble and reduce slightly

8

Add the stock and tomatoes and stir well. Season.

9

Add to the casserole dish with the bay leaf

10

Cover meat with a piece of baking paper, cut to fit

11

Cover with lid and cook for 2½ hours, until the beef is tender

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12

Remove from the oven and thicken the sauce with a small amount of butter and flour paste (mix together 25g softened butter with 2 tablespoons flour until you have a paste)

13

Discard the bay leaf, add a splash of red wine vinegar and leave beef to cool completely

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Nutrition Information per Serving (401g)

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

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Energy

2506 (598)kJ

Protein

25.7g

Total Fat

30.5g

Saturated Fat

17.5g

Carbs

49.2g

Sugars

7.5g

Sodium

412mg

Iron*

3.8mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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