Mexican beef and bean pies recipe
The kids will love these tasty beef pies with colourful veggies inside.
* 1 tbsp olive oil
* 200g lean beef mince
* 1 cup frozen peas, corn and capsicum mix
* 425g can mexe-beans, drained
* 4 sheets of frozen puff pastry, partially thawed (see note)
* 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
* 1 large avocado, mashed
3 Method / Steps
Heat half the oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add mince. Cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to break up mince, for 3 to 4 minutes or until browned. Add frozen vegetables. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes. Stir in beans. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a large plate. Cool for 10 minutes.
Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper. Cut 2 x 8cm circles and 2 x 10cm circles from each pastry sheet. Spread 1 teaspoon sour cream on small pastry circles. Top each with 18. beef mixture. Place large pastry circles over beef. Using a fork, press edges together to seal. Place on prepared baking trays. Brush with remaining oil.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden and puffed. Serve pies with avocado and remaining sour cream.
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