Steak And Ale Pie Recipe

Steak And Ale Pie Recipe

How To Make Steak And Ale Pie

Steak and ale pie is a staple dish in most English pubs. It’s made of beef and veggies cooked in English ale and then baked with flaky pastry.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes



  • 900gstewing steak,diced
  • 25gflour,plus extra for dusting
  • 100gbutter
  • 2onions,roughly chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,roughly chopped
  • 2medium carrots,roughly chopped
  • 150gbutton mushrooms
  • 2sprigsfresh thyme
  • 400mlgood-quality ale
  • 500mlbeef stock
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1egg,beaten for glazing
  • 300gready-made rolled puff pastry


  1. Preheat the oven to 428 degrees F.

  2. Pour flour into a bowl and season well. Coat the meat with the seasoned flour.

  3. Heat half the butter in a heated pan and add the meat. Sear all over until golden brown.

  4. Add the vegetables, herbs, ale and stock. Bring to a simmer, then cover with a lid and gently simmer for 1 hour. When cooked, season, add the remaining butter and pour into an ovenproof serving dish.

  5. Brush the edge of the dish with the beaten egg. Roll out the pastry using as little flour as possible and place over the dish.

  6. Pinch the edges of the dish so that the pastry will stick to it and trim off any remaining pieces of pastry from around the edge. Brush the pastry top thoroughly with the remaining beaten egg and place on a baking tray.

  7. Bake in the oven for 20 to 30 mins until the pastry is golden brown on top.


  • Calories: 691.72kcal
  • Fat: 40.82g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.69g
  • Trans Fat: 0.92g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.49g
  • Fiber: 2.91g
  • Sugar: 4.12g
  • Protein: 41.24g
  • Cholesterol: 156.99mg
  • Sodium: 1092.73mg
  • Calcium: 72.11mg
  • Potassium: 1017.13mg
  • Iron: 5.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 301.01µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.72mg
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