Delicious Cheesy Mince Pie

Forget the store-bought pies! You’ll miss a lot if you don’t experience making your own yummy mince pie. This recipe is a great addition to the collection of every pie lover. A homemade, drooling dish that is straight from the oven! It is freshly baked with a perfect meaty and cheesy filling!


 Pie Filling:

  • 500g minced beef
  • 1 cup mushroom, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carrot, cubes
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 200g cheddar cheese (shredded)

 Pie Pastry:

  • 1 sheet flaky or savory shortcrust pastry
  • 1 egg (beaten) for glazing



  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Grease an ovenproof dish for pie and set aside
  2. Heat a good splash of olive oil in a stainless steel frying pan with a lid, 12 Inch, and fry onion and garlic until soft.
  3. Add the beef and mushrooms and fry until brown then season it with black pepper, ground cumin, and salt. After that add the carrots and cook for about 3 minutes then add the beef stock and allow to simmer, covered, for about 30 minutes.
  4. Once the meaty filling is done add the cheddar cheese and mix until well-combined remove from the heat and let it cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Pour pie filling into an ovenproof dish and allow to cool.
  6. Lay pastry over pie filling, crimp the edges and make little cuts with a sharp knife to let steam escape while cooking. Brush pastry with beaten egg or milk and bake for around 30–40 minutes until golden.



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