Steak and Wild Mushroom Pies

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“A fancy looking, but easy dish using pre-made gravy. Look for gourmet red-wine gravy, as this really enhances the flavour of the dish.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 375 g fresh ready rolled puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 250 g mixed wild mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 700 g sirloin steaks, trimed of fat and cut into thin strips
  • 320 g ready made beef gravy
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius Cut out four 4 1/2 inch rounds of puff pastry. Place on a baking tray and score in a lattice pattern across the top. Brush with beaten egg and bake 10-15 minutes until golden.
  2. While pastry is cooking, heat 1 Tbsp oil in a skillet. Add mushrooms and stir-fry 2-4 minutes until softened. Season with salt and pepper and transfer to a plate. Add remaining oil to pan and cook half the steak. Stir fry 2-3 minutes and transfer to a plat, then repeat with other half of the steak.
  3. Pour the gravy into the pan, stir in mushrooms and simmer 4-5 minutes. Add the meat to the skillet and cook another minute or two. add between 50-75 ml water.
  4. Stir parsley into the sauce, divide mixture between four plates, and top each serving with a pastry 'lid'.
  5. Delicious with boiled new potatoes and a green salad.

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