Recipe: Monsters Steak Pie

This is a pie I make for my family, its my oldest son’s favourite meal and asks for it every day 

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Monsters Steak Pie

This is a pie I make for my family, its my oldest son’s favourite meal and asks for it every day 
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 roll puff pastry
  • 500 g steak I use cubed stewing steak cut into small pieces
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 small sweet potato cut into small cubes
  • ¼ cup peas
  • 1 large carrot sliced
  • 1 packet brown onion soup
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 egg beaten

Marinade

  • ½ cup fruit chutney
  • ½ cup coke
  • ¼ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp dried sweet basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Marinade

  • Mix all the marinade ingredients and stir in the meat, let it rest in in fridge in an airtight container over night for best results.

Pie

  • Preheat oven to 180°C
  • Roll out puff pastry and line the bottom of a greased oven proof dish. Leave enough pastry to use as a cover once the meat mixture is added
  • Saute onions till translucent
  • Add meat and cook till halfway done
  • Add vegetables, brown onion soup and water and simmer till the sweet potato starts so soften, but not cooked through
  • Spoon the mixture into the pastry lined dished and cover with remaining pastry, seal the edges and prick with a fork to allow excess steam to escape
  • Brush the egg onto the pastry “lid”
  • Bake for 1 hour