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“YUM! A totally delightful winter warmer or just when you feel like a good old piece of Irish Pie!”
3hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 beef shins or 1 kg budget steak, diced
  • 3 carrots, chopped chunky
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped chunky
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon blackberry jam (or similar)
  • 1 rosemary stick
  • 1 cup gravy
  • 1 stock, cube chicken or 1 beef
  • 1 Guinness stout (can)
  • puff pastry, x 4 sheets
  • oil


  1. Brown the beef shins or diced beef in oil.
  2. Place in a casserole dish with the carrots, celery, leek, onion and garlic and1 can of guinness and cook for 1 hour 30 mins at 200 degrees celcius.
  3. Remove casserole dish and add the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Cook for a further 45 minutes.
  5. Remove the rosemary stick (rosemary should have fallen off the stick by now).
  6. If unable to use your casserole dish as a pie dish, transfer all ingredients to a pie dish.
  7. Top with puff pastry and cook for a further 45 minutes.
  8. Remove and let settle for 5 minutes
  9. Serve with mashed potato or similar.

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