Minced beef,corn beef and vegetable pie


I made short crust pastry in the food processor,500g plain flour,1/2 teaspoon salt,175g butter blend these ingredients first until they become like bread crumbs then pour in 1 beaten egg and slowly add cold water until the dough binds together.Turn over on a floured surface and knead lightly . Wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge until its time to use it.
For the filling :Heat some oil in a pot and fry 2 large chopped onions,1 teaspoon mixed spice ,2 teaspoons curry and 2 bay leaves then add 500g minced beef and brown, then I added 4 cups defrosted mixed veg ,diced carrots,potatoes and peas,2 cups defrosted spinach ,2 cups tomato passata (sauce),a vegetable stock cube.2 tablespoons steak sauce,2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce and seasoning. I also add a can of peas and a big can of cornbeef . Let it simmer about 35 minutes ,then remove the bay leaves and let it cool .
Roll out pastry dough and use it to line a pie diish (I used a 13 x 9 in oven dish )
Put some minced beef ,cornbeef and veg filling then roll out pastry for the lid. Prick with a fork ,brush with egg DSCF2194 DSCF2185 DSCF2191 DSCF2193wash ,sprinkle some sesame seeds then bake in 180 C preheated oven until golden .

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