Beef Pie

A delicious, quick pub-style meat pie that you can whip up from your food storage. It’s hearty and filling, with a top layer of pillowy mashed potato.

Course Main Course
Cuisine English
Keyword Beef
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 4 1 cup (300 g / 10 oz) servings
Calories 461 kcal


Metric - US Customary


  1. Start oven heating to 200 C / 400 F.
  2. Drain the beef, putting the beef broth in a microwave-safe jug.
  3. Whisk the cornstarch into the beef broth.
  4. Add to the broth the liquid seasoning (Maggi, Worcestershire sauce, or anything else that strikes your fancy to add flavour to the gravy.)
  5. Zap in microwave on high for 1 minute.
  6. Remove from microwave, whisk, zap on high for another minute.
  7. Remove from microwave, fold in the beef chunks, zap on high for two minutes.
  8. Set beef mixture aside.
  9. Put the leftover mash in a microwave safe jug.
  10. Stir in the egg white, Parmesan cheese, onion powder and garlic powder,
  11. Zap in microwave on high for two minutes to heat.
  12. Spray a 2 litre / quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  13. Pour beef mixture in.
  14. Spread the potato mixture out on top in dollops to form a crust.
  15. Spray top potato crush with cooking spray to encourage browning (optional.) Or, dot with butter or marg.
  16. Bake at 200 C (400 F) for 25 to 30 minutes or until bubbling hot and crust has browned a bit.
  17. Serve piping hot.