Scotch pies

Scotch pies with beef

Easy as pie to cook, these impressive little pies are perfect to serve up to friends and family

By , 11 January 2016
Scotch pies with beef
  • Ready in: 80 mins
  • Serves: 6
  • Price: £1.63 per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 285g serving contains
  • Energy 1025KJ 245KCAL
  • Fat med
  • Saturates low
  • Sugars low
  • Salt low
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 360kJ/86kcal.
  • 700g Scottish Diced Beef or 700g Butcher’s Selection Diced Beef
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 500ml beef stock
  • 250g mushrooms, chopped
  • 2tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3tbsp flour
  • 1tbsp brown sauce
  • 2tsp dried mixed herbs
  • 300g puff pastry
  • 1 beaten egg
  • Cook the beef in 2tbsp oil in a large pan until browned. Remove the meat and set aside.

  • Reduce the heat. Add the diced onion, and the crushed garlic and cook until soft. Add the beef, beef stock, chopped mushrooms, Worcestershire sauce, flour, brown sauce and dried mixed herbs. Simmer, covered, for 1 hr.

  • Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6.

  • Roll the puff pastry to the thickness of a £1 coin. Cut out 6 pastry lids to fit 6 individual pie dishes. Divide the beef mixture between the pie dishes. Top with the pastry lids, pressing down on the rims to seal. Brush with beaten egg.

  • Bake for 20 mins.