Meat pie

2013-04-03
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 1:15 h
  • Ready In : 1:35 h

 
If you are having a party or just want to prepare a special dinner, this delicious meat pie will undoubtedly surprise you with its taste and excellent appearance! Bon appetit!!!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) minced beef
  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) minced pork
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) grated cheese
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Some lemon juce drops
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2


    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3


    1. Season the minced meat with salt, pepper, oregano, nutmeg and chopped garlic. Mix the spices into the meat and set aside.Meat pie | Food From Portugal

    Step 4


    1. Place the olive oil, the chopped onion and the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the minced meat with the spices, stir, cover the pan and cook over low heat about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 5


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 6


    1. Combine the béchamel sauce, the egg yolk and a few drops of lemon juice; set aside.

    Step 7


    1. Grease a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with some butter, line with the pastry and prick the bottom with a fork. Drain the meat with a colander and place it over the pastry.Meat pie | Food From Portugal Cover with the béchamel mixture, sprinkle with grated cheeseMeat pie | Food From Portugal and bake until golden, about 30 to 35 minutes.

    Step 8


    1. Remove from oven and serve.

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Meat pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 707


Total Fat: 43.5 g(67%)

Saturated Fat: 8.5 g(42%)

Cholesterol: 159 mg(53%)

Sodium: 400 mg(17%)

Total Carbohydrate: 33.5 g(11%)

Protein: 45.5 g

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