Vegetable mince pies

Recipe from: 7/15/1999 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 11
Servings 2


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  • 30
    butter or margarine
  • 1
    large onion, diced
  • 1
    large carrot, diced
  • 1
    stalk celery, chopped
  • 1
    medium-sized potato, diced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 200
    soya mince, rich oxtail flavour
  • 45
    rich oxtail soup powder
  • 15
    chopped mixed herbs
  • 1200
    rollsshortcrust pastry, defrosted
  • 1
    egg, whisked with a little milk


Preheat the oven to 200 ºC and spray two baking sheets with non-stick spray or butter lightly. Melt the butter and fry the onion, carrot and potato slowly until the vegetables are lightly browned and just tender. Season and leave to cool. Prepare the soya mince according to the instructions on the packet and simmer for 15 minutes until done. Mix the soup powder with 30 ml (2 T) cold water and add. Simmer until the mixture has thickened slightly and is done. Remove from the stove plate. Stir in the herbs and season if necessary. Cool completely. Roll out the dough until slightly thinner and cut out circles using a glass. Spoon a little of the soya mince mixture in the center of each circle and top with a little of vegetable mixture. Lightly brush the sides of the pastry with water and fold. Press down to seal and place on the prepared baking sheets. Brush lightly with the egg mixture and bake for about 20 minutes until golden brown and done. Cool slightly and serve hot. Makes 26 pies.

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