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steak and kidney pie

Steak and Kidney Pie

Chez Le Rêve Français
Slow cooked steak and kidney with mushroom and onions, topped with a buttery suet pastry
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 6
Calories 462 kcal


  • 500 g stewing or braising steak cubed
  • 200 g pigs kidney cored and chopped
  • 125 g mushrooms chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Worcester sauce
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 pint beef stock
  • seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoon oil

For the pastry

  • 284 g all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 90 g butter
  • 75 g shredded suet or lard
  • 1 egg for glazing


  • Fry the onions for a few minutes over a medium heat to soften and add the mushrooms. Transfer to a casserole dish.
  • Increase the heat and brown the steak with salt and pepper, transfer to casserole.
  • Add the kidney to the pan for a minute and then sprinkle in the flour, stock and Worcester sauce.
  • Bring to the boil and then combine with ingredients in the dish.
  • Cover and cook for about 2-3 hours on 160C/310F/Gas 3, or 8 hours on high in a slow cooker. (Reduce the stock by half if using a slow cooker).
  • Transfer the mixture to a pie dish and cool and cover, ideally overnight.
  • In a food processor pulse the pastry ingredients together until they resemble breadcrumbs.
  • Add cold water and pulse until it forms a dough.
  • Cover in cling film and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • Roll out to cover the dish and decorate. Add a few slits to the top and glaze with beated egg..
  • Cook in the oven at Gas 4-5/180C/350F for about 20-30 minutes.


The nutritional information provided is approximate and is calculated using online tools. Information can vary depending on various factors, but we have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible.


Calories: 462kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 9gFat: 29gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 693mgPotassium: 330mgFiber: 2gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 414IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 3mg
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