Savory Hand Pies

Hot and flaky, these savory hand pies are brimming with a rich, saucy filling of ground beef, diced potatoes, veggies and fresh thyme!

Prep Time: 20 minutes (does not include cooling time for filling)
Cook time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 medium white onion, finely diced
1 carrot, peeled and finely diced
1 rib celery, finely diced
Black pepper
4 cloves garlic, pressed through garlic press
1 pound ground beef (85/15 ratio lean to fat)
1 ½ teaspoons Italian seasoning
½ teaspoon white pepper
1 tablespoon tomato paste
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
3 level tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 ¼ cups beef stock or broth
1 medium russet potato, peeled and diced into ¼ -½ inch cubes
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, plus extra for garnish
1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley
¼ cup green peas
2 (17.3 ounce) packages puff pastry sheets, frozen
1 egg, whisked for egg wash
Flaky salt, optional garnish


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