Scotch Beef Ale and Mushroom Pie

Scotch Beef Ale and Mushroom Pie

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Calories: 4597


  • 2 lb Scotch beef stewing steak
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion peeled and diced
  • 1 tbsp plain flour All purpose
  • 1 tbsp mushroom ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 handful fresh thyme marjoram and chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp English mustard
  • 1 bayleaf
  • salt and cracked black peppercorns
  • 1/4 pt cup beef stock
  • 1/4 pint ale
  • 2 cup mushrooms
  • 1 lb puff pastry


  • Cut the beef into cubes about 2.5cm (1 in) square.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan and fry onion, without colouring.
  • Add beef, making sure the meat is at room temperature first, and cook until medium brown.
  • Stir in the flour and cook until dark brown (about 1 minute).
  • Add mushroom ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, marjoram, mustard, bay leaf and seasoning.
  • Slowly add beef stock and ale then bring to the boil.
  • Add mushrooms and simmer gently until beef is almost tender, approx. 1 ½ hours.
  • Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
  • Remove meat from heat, skim off any fat, adjust seasoning and add fresh chopped parsley.
  • Place in pie dish or individual dishes. Cover pie dish (or dishes) with the pastry and trim edges.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until pastry is well-risen and golden brown.
Calories: 4597 kcal
Carbohydrates: 240 g
Protein: 227 g
Fat: 302g
Saturated Fat: 101 g
Cholesterol: 553 mg
Sodium: 2157 mg
Potassium: 3928 mg
Fiber: 11 g
Sugar: 17 g
Vitamin A: 287 IU
Vitamin C: 17 mg
Calcium: 181 mg
Iron: 30 mg
Dishes Meat pies
Ingredients Beef
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