Aussie Meat Pies
- 1 1/2 lb
- hamburger meat
- beef bullion cubes
- 1 tsp
- soy sauce
- 1 1/2 c
- 2 Tbsp
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 c
- additional water
- your favorite pie crust recipe or store bought
- 1 pkg
- puff pastry sheet, thawed
- egg yolk mixed with 1 teaspoon of water to brush on top
FOR THE FILLING
FOR THE PIE BASE AND TOPPING
Cook meat and drain.
Add bullion,1 1/2 cups water,salt,pepper and nutmeg. Stir until it boils,reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Add soy sauce and mix thoroughly. Simmer uncovered for 5-10 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
Line with pie crust of your choice.
Fill with the meat mixture.
Cut puff pastry to fit over top of pies,sealing the puff pastry to the pie crust around the edges.
Brush tops with egg yolk/water mixture.
Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake for 10 minutes more.
In Australia, they are served with tomato sauce on top.