Monday 30 May 2016

Madhouse recipe : Curried Mince & Veg Pie

Last week, after the Sunday roast, I had lots of roast veggies (potatoes, onions, carrots) and gravy left over but no meat. I decided to add a pack of mince from the freezer and use up a sheet of ready made puff pastry from the fridge to make a pie. I had a quick rummage through my spice rack and threw in some Kingston curry powder to jazz things up a bit.

Curried Mince & Veg Pie

ingredients :

a sheet of ready made puff pastry
a drizzle of olive oil
500g minced beef
salt, pepper, garlic granules
2 onions
leftover cooked veg (roast carrots, roast potatoes, roast onions)
a handful of mushrooms, quartered
leftover gravy (or add some gravy granules and water to the pot)
2tsp Kingston curry powder (or mild curry powder) (optional)

Heat the oil in a large pan and gently fry the onions for a couple of minutes then add the mince and brown until there are no pink bits left.

Add the mushrooms and cook for a couple more minutes, stirring.

Pour in the leftover gravy and heat, stirring, until it has gone liquid again.

Season to taste with salt, pepper and garlic granules. Add extra liquid/gravy granules if necessary. Stir in the curry powder if using.

Chop the carrots and potatoes into large chunks and add to the pot. Give it all a good stir to cover everything in gravy. Transfer to a pie dish and lay the puff pastry on top.

Bake at 180° for 20-30 minutes until the pastry is golden brown and the filling is piping hot. This is a complete meal so you don't need to serve it with anything really, but you could always add an extra side serving of veg such as broccoli and/or mashed potatoes, if you so desire.

Adding to this month's #KitchenClearout linky as it used up the leftover veg, potatoes and gravy from the Suday roast.


  1. Sounds and looks good. I will have to give it a try and see if my family likes it.

    1. Let me know what you think - you can always leave out the curry if you're not keen on spicy food

  2. My husband would like this, it looks very tasty

  3. It does sound yummy though it's a must try

  4. I'd like to give this a try, it looks like one of those dishes that you go back for seconds.


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