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Beef and Kidney Pie

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

A traditional British pie at its best – meltingly tender after long slow cooking!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4 / 6
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
beef kidney
4 c
warm water
1 Tbsp
salt
1 lb
beef round steak
1/2 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
shortening, or cooking oil
1 medium
onion, sliced
2 c
cold water
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1 tsp
salt
1 dash(es)
pepper
1
9 inch pie pastry
1
small amount milk

How to Make Beef and Kidney Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine beef kidney, warm water, and 1 tablespoon salt; soak for 1 hour; drain.
  • 2Cover with cold water. Bring to boil; simmer for 20 minutes. Drain, remove membrane and hard parts.
    Cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • 3Coat round steak, cut into 1/2 inch cubes, with 1/4 cup all purpose flour.
  • 4In Dutch oven, brown steak in hot oil.
    Add onion, 2 cups of water, worcestershire sauce.
    Cover and simmer 30 minutes, or until tender.
  • 5Mix 1/2 cup cold water, 1/4 cup all purpose flour, 1 teaspoon salt, and a dash of pepper.
    Stir into hot mixture.
  • 6Cook and stir until bubbly.
    Add kidney; heat thouroughly.
    Pour into 1 1/2 quart casserole
  • 7Roll pastry dough in circle 1/2 to 1 inch larger than casserole dish.
    Place atop hot meat mixture; turn under edge and flute.
    Cut slits for escape of steam.
  • 8Brush with milk.
    Bake at 450 F for 20 to 25 minutes.

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About Beef and Kidney Pie

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: English