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Trending Recipe: Easy Mince Pies

Trending Recipe: Easy Mince Pies

These Easy Mince Pies consists of a mouthwatering savoury mince and potato filling, with garlic, chilli and herbs.


  • 15 ml olive oil
  • 1 onion peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bird eye chili finely chopped
  • 1 kg beef mince
  • handful chopped thyme and rosemary
  • 1 can chopped and peeled tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup good quality beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • salt and black pepper to season
  • 1 large potato peeled and chopped in small cubes
  • fresh parsley to season
  • 1 roll puff pastry store bought
  • 1 large egg whisked, for egg wash


  • First off, heat the olive oil in a saucepan and saute the onion, garlic and chilli until soft.
  • Add the beef mince and brown.
  • Add the herbs and mix through.
  • Add the tomato can, tomato puree, beef stock, sugar and seasoning. Mix through.
  • Add the potatoes and leave to simmer for 20 – 25 minutes.
  • If you need to reduce a but of the liquid, cook for another few minutes.
  • Remove from heat, add the parsley and set aside.
  • Roll out the puff pastry and use an appropriate cutter to cut the pastry as to line it in the muffin tins.
  • Scoop spoonfuls of mince in the pastry.
  • Top the pies with another disc of pastry, gently brush with egg wash and bake in the oven for 20 – 25 minutes until golden brown at 180 degrees.
  • Serve with a garden salad or roasted vegetables.


Source: Aninas Recipes




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