Mince pie

These mince pie is especially good for a celebratory meal, because each person a small mince pie is served, which looks very decorative. The sets can also be easily extrapolated for several people. Puff pastry on a lightly floured work surface and thaw about 10 minutes. Preheat the oven to 225 ° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Burger meat with a small organic egg and breadcrumbs, knead. Finely dice the onion and half of the dough with minced meat.


Press garlic through garlic press and with the chopped pistachios and 1 tablespoon of cognac mixed with the minced meat. The meat with salt and pepper. With damp hands form two small oblong patties and wrap each with a slice of cooked ham. Two rectangles of puff pastry to roll out about 15 x 25 cm and the mince pie lay in the middle. Check if the pastry has been rolled out large enough to wrap around the meat pie. Protruding cut edges with a pastry wheel and for decoration, as seen in the picture above to use. Gently press the pastry and lay it with the seam down on baking sheet. The strips of dough on the mince pie place and press down lightly.

The sheet on the middle shelf in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes. Brown mushrooms clean and cut into slices. Omit butter in a nonstick pan and fry the mushrooms with the remaining onions. Strip off the needles of the thyme sprigs and sprinkle over the mushrooms. Add cognac and cream and top with vegetable broth. The sauce can simmer, thicken with dark gravy and season with salt and pepper. Mince pie served with mushrooms and garnish as desired with fresh thyme branches.


¤ 2 plates Puff pastry
¤ 200 g Minced meat
¤ 1 Organic egg
¤ 1 tbsp Breadcrumbs
¤ 1 Onions
¤ Garlic
¤ 10 g Pistachios, chopped
¤ 1 tbsp Cognac
¤ Pepper, salt
¤ 50 g cooked ham
¤ 250 g Mushrooms, brown
¤ 10 g Butter
¤ 2 Sprigs of thyme
¤ 1 tbsp Cognac
¤ 4 tablespoons Cream
¤ 1 / 8 L Vegetable stock
¤ 2 tsp Gravy

2 servings – 744 calories per serving, 20 mins Prep – 45 mins Total