Australian baked meat pie

This recipe is an original creation of my wife, Kerry.


(serves 4)



Procedure pastry

  1. Cut butter and flour with two knives until mixture contains particles the size of small peas.
  2. Sprinkle with cold water until pastry clings together. Shape into ball and place in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
  3. Roll out to cover pie dish (8 inch) Leave enough pastry for a top.
  4. Pre-bake the pie shell for 10 minutes at To prevent crust walls from collapsing, fill with dry beans for the first five minutes.
  5. Make the filling: fry onions and meat, continuing until onion is lightly browned. Add flour mix, sliced tomatoes, sliced capsicum, tomato sauce and breadcrumbs to pan. Continue until capsicum is softened. Add mushrooms and fry for 1 minute more.
  6. Place the fried mix into the pre-baked pie shell, cover with pastry lid and cook in moderate oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Serve hot


Difficulty: moderate.
Time: 30 minutes preparation, 30 minutes cooking and cooling.
Precision: measure the ingredients.


Michael Gigante 
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne Vic., Australia 
seismo!munnari!cidam.oz!mg -or- mg%cidam.oz@australia (CSNET) 
Recipe last modified: 21 May 86

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