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Spicy Beef & Potato Pies

Spicy Beef & Potato Pies

Spicy Beef & Potato Pies

Cooking Information
Prep. time: 25 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Serving Information
Serves: 8

Ingredients
olive oil to grease
2 sheets frozen short crust pastry, just thawed
2 tsps olive oil
1 brown onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
400g beef mince
400mls salt reduced beef stock
2 tsp chilli flakes
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
5 medium potatoes, peeled, chopped
1/3 cup milk
20g butter
Salt and White Pepper to season
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°c. Brush eight ½ cup capacity pie tins with oil. Use a 12cm round pastry cutter to cut 4 discs from each pastry sheet. Line the prepared tins with pastry. Place in the fridge for 15 minutes to rest.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat. Cook the onion, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until soft. Add the garlic and cook for a further minute. Add the mince and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up any lumps, for 4 minutes or until the mince changes colour. Stir in stock, cook for 10 minutes or until reduced. Add Gravox Supreme Gravy Powder, chilli flakes and Worcestershire sauce. Cook for 5 minutes or until thickened slightly. Set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Place potato in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water. Bring to the boil over medium-high heat. Cook for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return to pan. Add the milk and butter. Mash until smooth. Season with salt and pepper
  4. Divide the mince mixture among the pastry cases. Top with mash. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.