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Scottish Mince Beef Pie

Alexander M. Marshall
5 from 12 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Scottish
Servings 6
Calories 587 kcal


  • chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • medium bowl
  • fork
  • small bowl
  • rolling pin
  • 23 cm ovenproof plate or pie tin
  • blunt knife
  • Pastry brush


  • 500 g mince beef ground beef
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 375 g ready made puff pastry


  • Mix the minced beef, onion, 1 beaten egg, Worcestershire sauce and, seasoning together in a bowl with a fork and then with your hands until completely blended.
  • Roll out just under half the pastry and line an ovenproof (pyrex) pie plate or metal pie dish .
  • Press the filling mix onto the pastry-lined pie plate, leaving a rim of about 2.5 cm. Beat the second egg in a bowl and use to brush the edges of the pastry.
  • Roll out the remaining pastry to make a lid. Place it over the filling and crimp the edges.
  • Brush with the remaining beaten egg and make two slits in the top to let the steam out.
  • Bake at 200C for 40 minutes until golden brown.


Serve the pie with potatoes, vegetables, and gravy. 


Calories: 587kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 21gFat: 42gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 114mgSodium: 456mgPotassium: 334mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 79IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 4mg
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