Guiness Pies

Guiness Pies

By Pam Yeomans
10:00 To Prep
30:00 To Cook
7 Servings
Average Rating
Difficulty Easy

Quick and easy and Oh so yummy


  • 1/4 cup plain flour seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 800 gms Diced Beef
  • 6 Tabs Olive Oil - 2 tabs per batch of meat
  • 2 large Carrots, peeled and cut into 15cm slices
  • 125gm fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 2 brown onions cut into wedges
  • 2 cloves garic crushed
  • 1 teas sprig thyme (or 1 tsp dried thyme)
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 440ml can Guiness
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 sheets of puff pastry
  • 1 egg yolks, beaten with a little milk
  • 2 Tabs cornflour

Step 1

Place diced beef into a freezer bag with the seasoned flour and shake to coat the meat with the flour.

Step 2

Brown meat in olive oil in 3 batches in your pressure cooker with the lid off and set aside, in pressure cooker cook the onion until soft, add garlic and cook for a further minute.

Step 3

Return meat to the pressure cooker and add carrot, herbs, stock, guiness, mushrooms stir well and bay leaves

Step 4

Heat stirring until to boiling point, place on lid, lock and on setting 2 bring to pressure.

Step 5

When at pressure reduce heat to keep at pressure for 10 mins.

Step 6

Remove lid when pressure down, remove bay leaves and add cornflour that has been mixed with a little water til a smooth consistency, stir in well and continue to cook for a few minutes until mixture is thickened a little.

Step 7

Place this beef mixture into individual Ramekins or a large pie dish

Step 8

Cut pastry sheets into circles large enough to cover the top of your ramekins and place on the top of each ramekin or pie dish. Brush top with the egg yolk/milk mix to aid browning.

Step 9

Place into oven at 180 deg, and bake for around 10 mins to brown pastry top

Step 10

Remove from oven when browned and enjoy. Nice served with crust bread or mashed potato.


Patti C

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