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Steak and Ale Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
jan williamson
Added: Sunday, March 22, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
875 g round steak
15 ml olive oil
2 onions, peeled and sliced into large pieces
1 heaped 15 ml spoon plain flour
450 ml light ale
1 bay leaf
1 sprig fresh thyme
salt and pepper
175 g mushrooms, roughly chopped
250 g fresh puff pastry
1 medium egg

Directions:
Directions:
Heat the oil in a large pan until sizzling, then add the meat and fry until dark brown all over. Add the onions and cook for a further minute. Stir in the flour and gradually add the ale, stirring all the time. Add the bay leaf and thyme and season well. Cover and simmer gently for 1 1/2 hours. Preheat oven to 450.
Add the mushrooms to the pan and stir in. Transfer to an ovenproof pie dish and dampen the edges. Roll out the pastry to cover the pie and carefully lay over the filling. Press down and seal at the edges. Flute the edges, brush with beaten egg and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until the pastry is golden brown

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 - 6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe comes from Sainsbury grocery in the UK.

 

 

 

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