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A recipe for success! Meat and Potato Pie

Here's one a participant made yesterday - Meat and Potato Pie

For the pastry

225g plain flour, 100g butter, diced, pinch salt

  • Sift 225g plain flour into a large bowl, add 100g diced butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in a pinch of salt, then add 2-3 tbsp water and mix to a firm dough.
  • Knead the dough briefly and gently on a floured surface.
  • Wrap in cling film and chill while preparing the filling.

For the Filling
Beef, 1 onion, mushrooms, garlic, tomato purée, gravy, salt, pepper, thyme, potatoes (garlic, tomato puree, salt pepper and thyme to taste)

  • Brown all ingredients apart from potatoes and gravy.
  • Transfer ingredients into pan, add potatoes and gravy granules and pint of water. Simmer until beef is tender.
  • Make pastry from flour and butter, top filling with pastry in an oven dish and bake 180 degrees for 25minutes.
  • Serve with vegetable (and mash?!)
  • Enjoy!!
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Saturday, 16 October 2021

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