You possibly can’t beat this wealthy, meaty and scrumptious do-it-yourself steak pie, crammed with slow-cooked beef and potatoes it is the final word consolation meals.
After consuming this, are you able to consider that Chris (with a big smile on his face) really mentioned these phrases: “I like you extra while you make me pie”. Placing apart the tongue-in-cheek emotional blackmail, I’ve simply acquired to say yum and double yum.
No it doesn’t include a few horns protruding like your Determined Dan traditional, however it’s nonetheless a rattling good meat and potato pie.
That is no light-weight ‘pastry lid’ pie.
That is pastry base, pastry sides and pastry topping. I take advantage of ready-made shortcrust pastry for this recipe (I discover the ready-made stuff to be nearly nearly as good as do-it-yourself, so I solely make it myself once I’ve acquired loads of time).
However when you’ve acquired the time you may make your individual shortcrust pastry by following the recipe on my Cornish Pasty publish.
How do you make a steak pie?
First soften some onions in a pan with somewhat oil:
What reduce of beef is finest for pies?
The very best cuts for a slow-cooked steak pie are chuck or silverside, or any braising beef you will get out of your native grocery store will just do high-quality. You need not use costly cuts of meat for this steak pie.
- Chuck steak (braising steak) – comes from the forequarter- Consisting of components of the neck, shoulder blade, and higher arm.
- It’s a tricky however very flavorful reduce of meat. It has lots of connective tissue, which wants lengthy sluggish cooking to interrupt down and turn into tender. Lower into bite-size chunks, or you need to use larger chunks and shred the meat into strips.
- Silverside (backside spherical) – comes from the hindquarter – simply above the again leg
- It’s a leaner, cheap reduce of meat with little marbling. The shortage of fats means it doesn’t have as a lot flavour as chuck steak, so be sure you use good high quality inventory to prepare dinner it in. It’s good for sluggish cooking, however should be cooked with moisture/liquid so doesn’t dry out and turn into robust.
Coat your steak in seasoned flour (it will assist thicken the sauce later):
Add it to the onions and brown, then add inventory, seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and a few chopped potato.
👩🍳 Professional Tip: I like so as to add half the potato firstly, as these potatoes will soften quite a bit in the course of the cooking course of and can assist to thicken the pie filling. Then I add extra potatoes about midway via the cooking time, so there are some barely firmer potatoes in there too.
Deliver to the boil, then place within the oven at 150C/300F for an hour, earlier than including in these additional potatoes and cooking for an extra hour.
Spoon the meat combination right into a pie dish lined with pastry (no must blind bake first).
Place a pastry lid on prime and pinch the perimeters of the pastry for an ornamental crust.
👩🍳 ***Professional Tip*** A brilliant simple and efficient method to crimp the perimeters of the pastry is to put your index fingers on every hand and pinch them collectively. Workaround the sting of the entire thing for a easy crimped edge for an ideal rustic meat and potato pie.
Brush with egg wash and place within the oven for 30-35 minutes, till the pastry is golden brown.
So scrumptious for a winter dinner!
📺 Watch the way to make it
the fridge till absolutely defrosted, then reheat within the oven at 150C/300F, lined in foil for 30-40 minutes till piping sizzling all through. Take away the foil for the previous few minutes.
Sure! With a number of changes:
1. Substitute the flour with a plain (all-purpose) gluten-free flour mix.
2. For the pastry – you need to use gluten-free shortcrust pastry, however I discover the manufacturers I’ve tried to shrink and go very arduous. I would suggest utilizing a gluten-free puff pastry. Jus-Rol does a very good one. You should use this for the bottom and the highest.
3. Use gluten-free beef inventory (knorr does good gluten-free beef inventory cubes)
4. Make certain the Worcestershire sauce is a gluten-free model (normally is however it’s finest to test).
Sure, on the finish of stage 6 – after bringing it to the boil, add all the potatoes, switch to the sluggish cooker and prepare dinner for 3-4 hours on excessive or 5-6 hours on low (skipping step 7).
When you like, you possibly can add additional, approx 500ml (2 cups), of inventory when cooking the filling. Then use a slotted spoon to switch the filling to the pastry-lined dish. The sauce that is left within the pan shall be your gravy. Cowl after which reheat it simply earlier than serving.
I like this pie to have a thick filling that virtually holds its form while you reduce into it. When you like your pie saucier, then simply add an additional cup or two of inventory to the meat while you prepare dinner it.
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📋 Steak Pie Recipe
Wealthy, meaty and scrumptious. This steak pie, crammed with sluggish cooked beef and potatoes is the final word consolation meals for a winter dinner.
Preheat the oven to 150C/300F
Warmth the oil in an oven-proof casserole dish and add within the onions. Prepare dinner on a medium-low warmth for five minutes.
Place the meat in a bowl and blend it with the flour, salt and pepper.
Place it within the pan with the onions and prepare dinner on medium for about 5 minutes – till the meat is sealed and barely browned throughout. Give it a stir every now and then so the meat doesn’t stick.
Add the meat inventory and half of the potatoes.
Add within the Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper and stir all the pieces collectively.
Deliver to the boil, put a lid on the pan and place within the oven for 1 hour.
After an hour take out of the oven, give it a stir and add the remainder of the potatoes. Add a splash of sizzling inventory or boiled water if the meat is beginning to look too dry. Put again within the oven and prepare dinner for an hour.
Take out of the oven and switch the oven as much as 200C/400F. Take away the lid and provides all the pieces a gently stir. Go away to chill barely for five minutes earlier than assembling the pie.
Take a 25cm diameter round pie dish, brush the rim of the dish with somewhat of the whisked egg.
Line the dish with pastry, so it overhangs the sting of the dish barely.
Spoon the pie combine into the dish and prime the pie with pastry.
Crimp the perimeters of the pastry by pinching all of it the best way spherical. (see image above for a way the crimp ought to look)
Lower off any extra pastry and brush the highest of the pie throughout with the egg wash. In case you have any little holes within the prime of the pie, you need to use the surplus pastry to make a few little leaves to cowl it up. Eggwash the leaves too.
Use a knife to pierce a few holes within the centre of the pie – that is to permit any steam to flee.
Place the pie within the oven for 25-35 minutes till golden brown.
Serve with mashed potato inexperienced veg and carrots.
Can I make it forward?
Sure, you may make the entire pie and prepare dinner it, then cool, cowl and freeze it. Defrost within the fridge till absolutely defrosted, then reheat within the oven at 150C/300F, lined in foil for 30-40 minutes till piping sizzling all through. Take away the foil for the previous few minutes.
Can I make it gluten-free?
Sure! With a number of changes:
Substitute the flour with a plain (all-purpose) gluten-free flour mix.
For the pastry – you can use gluten-free shortcrust pastry, however I discover the manufacturers I’ve tried to shrink and go very arduous. I would suggest utilizing a gluten-free puff pastry. Jus-Rol does a very good one. You should use this for the bottom and the highest.
Use gluten-free beef inventory (knorr does good gluten-free beef inventory cubes)
Make certain the Worcestershire sauce is a gluten-free model (normally is however it’s finest to test).
Can I make the filling within the sluggish cooker?
Sure, on the finish of stage 6 – after bringing it to the boil, add all the potatoes, switch to the slow-cooker and prepare dinner for 3-4 hours on excessive or 5-6 hours on low (skipping step 7).
I would like some gravy with that pie!
When you like, you possibly can add approx 500ml (2 cups) additional of inventory when cooking the filling. Then use a slotted spoon to switch the filling to the pastry-lined dish. The sauce that is left within the pan shall be your gravy. Cowl after which reheat it simply earlier than serving.
Dietary Data is per serving ( based mostly on 4 very hungry folks).
Energy: 811kcalCarbohydrates: 97gProtein: 49gFats: 23gSaturated Fats: 6gLdl cholesterol: 138mgSodium: 1582mgPotassium: 895mgFiber: 6gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 60IUVitamin C: 14.2mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 11.7mg
This publish was first printed in January 2015. Up to date in October 2018 with new photographs, ideas, and recipe video. Up to date in Sept 2019 with new hints and ideas. Up to date in Might 2022 with a brand new video, with further data, and for housekeeping causes.
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