Recipe: Mmmeaty mince pie from Mbuks’s kitchen

Make Pumla Gobelo's quick and easy mince pie this weekend. We're convinced you'll want more. Photo: Supplied/Food For Mzansi

Make Pumla Gobelo's quick and easy mince pie this weekend. We're convinced you'll want more. Photo: Supplied/Food For Mzansi

Pies are the food of champions. It’s filling and full of buttery goodness and now you can learn how to make the most hearty home-cooked pies yourself. Food entrepreneur Pumla Gobelo from Mbuks Catering Services in Butterworth shares her recipe for a flaky and meaty mince pie.

It takes less than an hour to make, making for a very convenient summer meal. And just a side note: You are definitely a winner in our books if you can make your own pastry – even if you take shortcuts and roll out ready-made sheets. The choice is yours.

So take it away and make Gobelo’s convenient saucy mince pies this weekend.

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INGREDIENTS

Thawed sheet of puff pastry

½ red pepper, finely chopped

½ green pepper, finely chopped

½ yellow pepper, finely chopped

½ onion, finely chopped

600g mince

1 pinch of paprika

4 parsley leaves

Salt and black pepper to taste

1 tbsp oil

1 cube beef stock

250ml hot water

2 eggs

Sriracha cheese sauce from Imana

METHOD

  1. Heat your stove to a medium setting.
  2. Pour a spoon of oil into a frying pan/pot and place on the stove.
  3. Once the oil is hot, add the peppers and onion.
  4. Combine the mince, paprika, parsley, salt and black pepper in a mixing bowl. Add to the onions and peppers in the pan.
  5. Pour hot water into a jug and add the beef stock; stir until dissolved. Add to the mince mix.
  6. Now add the cheese sauce and mix until blended.
  7. Spread the puff pastry out and arrange your mince in the centre.
  8. Fold it till the mince is covered and use a fork to seal the edges.
  9. Brush the tops of your pie with the lightly beaten eggs.
  10. Preheat your oven at 180°C and bake for 20 minutes.
  11. Serve and enjoy.

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