Meat pie was never so good or so delicately presented. These petite pastry pockets are simply brimming with savory flavors including smoked bacon, fresh garlic, thyme, and bay leaves. Minced meat and mashed potatoes complete the filling for a hearty pastry pie that works for school lunches, tasty afternoon snacks, fun appetizers, or the main course alongside some rich gravy for dipping. Bonus, these pastries are baked, not fried, reducing the fat content so you can feel good eating them!

The ingredient of MINI MEAT PIE

  1. 2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour can substitute white flour
  2. 3/4 teaspoon salt
  3. 2/3 cup butter
  4. 5 3/8 tablespoons water
  5. 3/4 pound minced meat mixture of pork, veal and beef
  6. 3 1/2 ounces smoked bacon chopped
  7. 2 potatoes medium-sized
  8. 2 carrots finely chopped
  9. 2 celery stalks finely chopped
  10. mushrooms a box of minced Paris u200bu200b
  11. 4 cabbage leaves chopped Kale
  12. 1 onion
  13. 2 garlic cloves
  14. 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  15. 1 tablespoon nutmeg
  16. 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  17. 1 tablespoon salt
  18. ground black pepper
  19. 3 sprigs thyme
  20. 3 bay leaves
  21. 1 clove to taste
  22. 1 egg yolk

The instruction how to make MINI MEAT PIE

  1. Preheat oven to 180u00b0C.
  2. In a bowl mix the flour and salt.
  3. Cut the butter into pieces and mix with the flour and salt mixture.
  4. Add the water and knead for a few minutes.
  5. Cover with plastic film and let it rest for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  6. Divide it into two balls and roll it on a well-floured worktop.
  7. With a bowl, cut circles about 12 cm wide. Recover the remaining dough and repeat.
  8. Cook the potatoes with skin on in water. (Cold start)
  9. Brown the meat in a large skillet for about 15 minutes over high heat.
  10. Chop the onion and garlic and sautu00e9 them in a small pan with the bacon.
  11. Add the onion-bacon mixture to the minced meat, add the spices, thyme sprigs, bay leaves, and vegetables (carrots, celery, mushrooms, Kale)
  12. Cover with the broth, bring to a boil and cook for about 25 minutes until the liquid has evaporated.
  13. Adjust the seasoning as needed.
  14. Peel the potatoes and mash them.
  15. Mix the stuffing with the puree and season it to taste.
  16. Place a tablespoon of the mixture on each circle of dough.
  17. Close the turnover, and seal it with a fork.
  18. Brush each turnover with a bit of egg yolk.
  19. Place the turnovers on a baking tray lined with parchment paper, and bake for about 25-30 minutes.

Nutritions of MINI MEAT PIE

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