Merseyside Meat Pie

READY IN: 1hr 15mins




  • Brown beef with onion.
  • Add diced potatoes, carrots, beef bouillon cubes, worcestershire sauce.
  • COVER with enough water to barely cover potatoes.
  • Cover and simmer 20-25 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  • Add flour/water mixture and stir until mixture boils and thickens (depending upon how much water you put in at beginning, you may want to add more flour/water mixture; filling should be nice and thick (like a pot pie filling).
  • Add lots of freshly ground pepper and salt if desired (I omit the salt).
  • Let filling cool until lukewarm or refrigerate.
  • Roll out pastry and put into a 9 inch pie plate.
  • Put COOLED filling into shell, filling it nice and full.
  • Top with second pastry and crimp edges.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Brush egg wash on top of crust.
  • Continue baking for about 15 minutes or until crust is golden.