Homemade Australian Meat Pie Recipe

Homemade Australian Meat Pie Recipe
Homemade Australian Meat Pie Recipe

An Australian Meat Pies recipe offers a quick feeling of warmth and satisfaction. This delicious treat, which is a true Australian cuisine staple, is packed with flavorful minced beef and drizzled with rich gravy. Without exposing any specific recipes, we'll get right to the point in the article by talking about how to make these well-known Australian Meat Pies in the home kitchen.

Cooking Tools Required for the Recipe for Australian Meat Pies

  • Large skillet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Rolling pin
  • Biscuit cutter or large glass
  • Greased muffin tin

Ingredients of the Recipe

For the Filling:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lb. ground beef 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables

For the Pastry:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed 6-8 tablespoon ice water

Instructions for Australian Meat Pie Recipe

Set the oven's temperature to 400°F (200°C).

For the Filling:

  • Over medium heat in a big skillet, cook the ground meat. Remove the excess fat from the beef, then set it aside.
  • The onion and garlic should be cooked until soft in the same skillet.
  • Cooking the flour in the skillet for one to two minutes.
  • Mix in the tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, beef broth, salt, and pepper gradually.
  • While mixing frequently, bring the mixture to a boil. For fifteen minutes, simmer over low heat.
  • Add the cooked beef and mixed vegetables together in the skillet.

For the Pastry:

  • Combine the flour and salt in a different bowl.
  • The mixture should resemble coarse crumbs after adding the cold butter.
  • Once the dough has formed a ball, gradually add ice water.
  • Roll out the pastry dough to a 1/8-inch thickness on a lightly dusted board.
  • Use a large glass or a biscuit cutter to cut the pastry into 8 rounds.
  • Add each round to a muffin pan that has been buttered.
  • Put the beef mixture into the muffin pans with the pastry lining.
  • Eight more rounds of pastry should be cut out and placed on top of the beef mixture, with the edges sealed by crimping.
  • To let steam out, make a little incision on the top of each pie.
  • The pies should be baked for 20 to 25 minutes, or until the crust is golden.

Serving Instructions for Australian Meat Pie

You can order the Australian meat pies hot, warm, or at room temperature. They can be eaten as a snack or as a major course. You can serve them on their own or with a chosen side dish. Serve them with ketchup, mustard, or hot sauce to boost the flavor.

Alternatives to the Recipe for Australian Meat Pies

You can use ground chicken, turkey, hog, or lamb in place of ground beef. Any vegetable of your choice including mushrooms, bell peppers, carrots, and green beans can be used in place of mixed vegetables.

You can change the flavor of the filling by using different herbs and spices or by adding cheese.

Alternatives to the Recipe for Vegetarian Australian Meat Pies

Lentils, soy crumbles, or textured vegetable protein (TVP) can all be used in place of ground beef. In place of beef broth, use vegetable broth. Tofu, tempeh, or chickpeas are just a few examples of vegetarian or vegan proteins that can be used in place of mixed veggies.

Final Word

The Australian Meat Pies dish was outstanding since it was so nutritious and warm. Pies with warm ingredients and flaky crust are the perfect wintertime remedy. It was also an excellent recipe to make in advance of time because the leftovers were still delicious the next day.

I strongly advise you to try this recipe for Australian Meat Pies if you're looking for a hearty and satisfying lunch. It is a terrific alternative for busy people or anybody who are looking for a hearty supper because it is quick to make, versatile, and filling.