Steak bake

    Steak bake

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    45min


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    About this recipe: Easy to make puff pastry filled with tender beef and gravy. Great for snack, lunch or for dinner with salad and vegetables.

    Samantha's Supper Kent, England, UK

    Ingredients
    Makes: 4 Steak bakes

    • 1 (375g) packet chilled ready rolled puff pastry
    • 200g cooked tender steak or cooked braising steak
    • 3 tablespoons Bisto® gravy granules
    • black pepper to taste
    • 1 egg, beaten

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Extra time:10min cooling  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Remove the pastry from the refrigerator 20 minutes before use.
    2. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Finely chop the steak and set aside.
    3. Boil the kettle. In a a jug or bowl add the gravy granules and just enough hot water to make into an extremely thick gluey type of paste. Mix well, season with pepper, add the steak, mix well and set aside to cool.
    4. Remove pastry from outer wrapper but do leave on the baking paper contained inside.
    5. Cut into 8 even portions. Prick over 4 that you are using for a base and cut to indent (not to cut through) a small border (see picture).
    6. Using a pastry brush, brush around the borders lightly with the beaten egg.
    7. Divide the cooled steak and gravy mixture between four servings (ideally a heaped tablespoon per bake is sufficient). Spread gently onto the base, taking care not to spread past the border.
    8. Carefully add the pastry top and press down or crimp to seal the pockets so that filling does not escape whilst baking.
    9. Gently score diagonal lines on the top. Brush with beaten egg. Repeat with remaining pastry. Gently lift keeping the baking paper under and place onto a baking tray.
    10. Bake until golden and puffed, about 22 minutes.

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    Reviews (2)

    1

    works really well and really easy to follow - 06 Nov 2014

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    ready rolled puff pastry ??? nah.... - 28 Nov 2015

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