Homemade Pepper Steak Pie
With savory gravy and tender meat, you have to try this flavor-filled hearty homemade pepper steak pie recipe that the whole family will love!
- PIE FILLING:
- 2 pounds steak, cubed (1 kg)
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 large onion, sliced
- Olive oil, for frying
- 3 tablespoons brandy
- 12 1/2 ounce beer cups
- 8 1/2 ounces water
- 3 teaspoons beef stock powder
- 3 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped
- 8.8 ounces organic flour
- 4.4 ounces butter
- 1 extra large egg yolk
- 1 egg, beaten, for egg wash
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 110mins
Preheat the oven to 356°F. (180°C)
Season the flour well and toss the steak in the flour until well coated.
Heat the oil in a frying pan and brown the steak and onion, deglaze the pan with brandy. Add the beer, water, stock powder, pepper and thyme. Cover and bake for about 45 minutes.
Remove from the oven and cool slightly.
Place all pastry ingredients (except the egg) into a blender and pulse until a dough is formed. Remove from blender and knead lightly, shape into a ball, cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
Roll onto a floured surface to about ½ a cm in thickness.
Spoon filling into a 20cm pie dish, top with pastry and cut a small cross in center of pastry to allow steam to escape.
Brush with egg and bake for about 30 minutes and serve with mashed potatoes, vegetables and gravy.