These terrific little meat pies are often referred to as Australia's national food. Great for munching on during sporting events, or just for a fresh new dinner idea. Cool pies well before serving, as filling will be very hot. Eat by hand or with knife and fork, as desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
35 mins
additional:
10 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 single-serving pies
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a 12-cup muffin tin.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef and onion in the hot skillet until meat is browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. (Drain and discard grease.) Add 3/4 cup water, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, bouillon cubes, oregano, and black pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until combined, about 10 minutes.

  • Mix 1/4 cup cold water and cornstarch together in a bowl to form a paste; stir into meat mixture. Cook until thickened, about 5 minutes more. Remove from heat.

  • Use a 4-inch biscuit cutter to cut the pie crusts into 12 circles. Line each muffin cup with a circle, pressing into the bottom and sides. Fill each with the meat mixture. Use a 3-inch biscuit cutter to cut puff pastry dough into 12 circles. Top each filled muffin cup with with a circle and seal edges together. Brush pastry tops with beaten egg.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until crusts are brown and flaky, 15 to 20 minutes. Cool in pan before removing pies, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

377 calories; protein 10.4g 21% DV; carbohydrates 27.6g 9% DV; fat 24.8g 38% DV; cholesterol 38.8mg 13% DV; sodium 358.8mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition
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06/10/2020
Good basic recipe! Read More
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