Winter = Food
At such a cold and chilly time of year – its always the best time for delicious food. Roast Dinners, Yummy Soups, Comfort Food to the MAXX! Time to get your ovens cranking and the slow cookers out – it’s time for a winter feast!!
We’ve collated some of our favorite winter recipes and encourage you to give them a go this Winter Season. They are sure to be a hit!!
Beef Mushroom and Caramelised Onion Pie
What you’ll need:
¼ Cup Olive Oil
700g Lean Beef Mince
2 Large Brown Onions – Halved and thinly sliced
2 teaspoons of brown sugar
2 teaspoons of balsamic vinegar
200g Mushrooms – sliced
1 large zucchini – sliced
2 tablespoons plain flour
Worcestershire Sauce – to taste
375mls of Beef Stock
1 Sheet of Puff Pastry
Preheat oven to 220C/200C fan forced. Heat 2 tsp of the oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add mince. Cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until browned. Transfer to bowl.
Heat 2 tbs of remaining oil in pan over medium heat. Add onion. Season. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 6 minutes or until soft. Add sugar and vinegar. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until caramelised. Transfer to a bowl.
Heat remaining oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add mushroom and zucchini. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until soft. Return mince and onion mixture to pan. Sprinkle with flour. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Slowly add stock, stirring constantly until smooth. Stir in Worcestershire sauce. Bring to boil. Simmer for 2 minutes or until thickened slightly. Transfer to a 2L (8 cup) baking dish. Top with pastry. Brush with egg. Cut a small slit in centre of pastry. Bake for 25 minutes or until puffed and golden.