Meat and potato pie

2013-11-03
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 55m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h
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A delicious pie, with excellent presentation, stuffed with meat seasoned with pepper, garlics and salt, confectioned with tomato, onion and olive oil, mixed in fried potatoes, covered with a béchamel mixture.

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) minced beef
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) minced pork
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) shortcrust pastry
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 500 grams / (17 1/2 ounces) potatoes
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 300 ml / (1 1/4 cups) béchamel
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Vegetable oil for frying

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Season the minced meat with salt, chopped garlics and pepper; set aside.

    Step 2


    1. Meanwhile, peel, wash the potatoes and cut them into small cubes . Fry them in hot oil. When they are fried place them on a platter over absorbent paper.

    Step 3


    1. In a pan, place the olive oil, the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces and the chopped onion. Leave to sauté on a low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the meat with the marinade, stir with a wooden spoon and cook over low heat about 20 minutes with the pan covered.

    Step 4


    1. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with chopped parsley. Place the fried potatoes in the pan and mix in the meat. Drain the meat and the potatoes and set aside.

    Step 5


    1. Whisk the béchamel with the egg and a few drops of lemon juice; set aside.

    Step 6


    1. Line a pie pan (27 x 4 centimeters / (10 2/3 x 1 1/2 inches)) with the shortcrust pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.Meat and potato pie | Food From Portugal Place the meat and the potatoes on top of the pastry, cover with the béchamel mixture and sprinkle with grated cheese.Meat and potato pie | Food From Portugal Bring to preheated oven at 180ºC / (350ºF) about 20 minutes until turn slightly golden.

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings):

Calories: 696
 
Total Fat: 40 g(61%)
 
Saturated Fat: 5.5 g(28%)
 
Cholesterol: 107 mg(36%)
 
Sodium: 393 mg(16%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 55 g(18%)
 
Protein: 31 g
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