Aussie Meat Pies

Recipe by Latchy
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 8 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour into bowl; rub in lard.
  • Add eggs and enough water to make ingredients cling together.
  • Press dough into a ball, knead gently on a floured surface until smooth, cover, refrigerate 1/2 hour.
  • Divide dough into 8 portions.
  • Roll out each portion on lightly floured surface large enough to line 11 cm pie tins.
  • Trim away excess pastry.
  • Place tins on oven tray, line pastry with paper, fill with dried beans or rice.
  • Bake in moderately hot oven about 8 minutes, remove paper and beans, bake further 8 minutes or until pastry is lightly browned, cool.
  • Spoon cold filling into pastry cases.
  • Cut 8 x 12cm rounds from puff pastry, brush edges of pastry with a little egg yolk; gently press puff pastry tops into place; trim edges.
  • Brush tops with a little more egg yolk.
  • Make 2 small slits in centre of pies, place on oven trays, bake in moderately hot oven about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Serve hot with tomato sauce.
  • Filling: Heat lard in pan, add onion, cook stirring until soft.
  • Add mince, stir over heat until browned.
  • Stir in sauces, stock powder, water and allspice.
  • Bring to boil, simmer, covered, 20 minutes.
  • Stir in blended cornflour and extra water, stir over heat until mixture boils and thickens.
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