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Mini Stout Pies

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 16 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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These mini beef pies are a savory and filling dinner that will be an easy add to your weekly dinner rotation.

Inspired Taste
February 8, 2012

tablespoon olive oil
oz lean (at least 80%) ground beef
teaspoon salt
cup diced onions
cup diced carrot
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas, thawed
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
clove garlic, minced
tablespoon tomato paste
tablespoon all-purpose flour
cup stout beer
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
teaspoon sugar
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
tablespoon water


  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add beef; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 3 to 5 minutes until browned, stirring frequently to break up beef. Add onions and carrot; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until softened. Stir in peas, thyme and garlic; cook 1 minute.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in tomato paste. Add flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Add beer; cook and stir 1 minute or until beer thickens. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and sugar. Season to taste with additional salt. Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • 4 Unroll pie crusts on work surface. Using 4-inch round cookie cutter, cut 8 crust rounds.
  • 5 In small bowl, beat egg and water with fork until well blended. Brush small amount of egg mixture around edge of each crust round.
  • 6 Spoon 1 to 2 tablespoons cooled beef mixture onto half of each crust round. Fold untopped crust over beef mixture (pies will be full). Press edges with fork to seal. With knife, cut 3 small slits in tops. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 7 Bake 18 to 24 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

If you’re not a fan of beer, substitute with Progresso® beef-flavored broth.

To reduce the fat in the pies, replace the beef with ground chicken or turkey.

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