Recipes

Savoury pork pies

Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 30 minutes

Serves 6 people

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Ingredients

  • 600g lean pork mince
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons gravy powder
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • 3 sheets puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten

Method

  1. 1.
    Heat oil in a large saucepan over high heat and brown the pork mince and onion well for 5 minutes.
  2. 2.
    Add the vegetables to the saucepan, stir in the chicken stock and gravy powder. Reduce heat to a simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. 3.
    Stir in the tomato sauce and continue to simmer for a further 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool.
  4. 4.
    Fill the pie pots ¾ full with the meat mixture.
  5. 5.
    Cut the puff pastry out to fit over the surface and edges of the pie pots. Brush the surface with a little beaten egg and pierce the surface gently.
  6. 6.
    Bake the pies on a baking tray in the preheated oven at 210⁰c for 12-15 minutes until pastry is puffed and golden.
  7. 7.
    Serve with steamed vegetables or salad and a little tomato chutney.

General Information

This pie is also delicious flavoured with curry powder.


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