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  COOKING TIME

90 minutes in total

  MAKES

4 – 6

  DIFFICULTY

Intermediate

  NUTRITION

Treat time

Autumn Pie

So it has come to that time when we need sustenance, warm, comforting and tasty sustenance. This Autumn Pie (Somehow Fall Pie doesn’t quite describe it) is all of the above.

 

In today’s podcast, Paul and Diana show you how easy it is to make your own!

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PODCAST NOTES

You will need

 

1 large onion

 

2 medium carrots

 

1 leek

 

1/2 small Swede

 

1 garlic clove

 

500 g minced beef

 

Dash of Worcestershire Sauce

 

300 ml stock

 

1 tablespoon tomato puree

 

Salt and pepper

 

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

 

750 g potatoes

 

250 g pumpkin flesh

 

25 g butter

 

A large grating of nutmeg

 

 

Chop the vegetables small and cook slowly in a mixture of oil and butter

 

 

Add the beef and cook through then add the tomato, cinnamon, stock and salt and pepper

Simmer for 50 mins

 

 

Place the peeled potatoes to boil and put the cubed pumpkin flesh in the oven at 180C, 350 F, Gas 4 – bake for 20 minutes or so

 

 

Mash together the potatoes, butter, nutmeg and a little salt and pepper for your topping

 

 

Transfer the meat to an oven proof dish and layer the potato mash on top

 

 

You can top with a little cheese if you like

 

 

Bake at 190 C, 375 F, Gas 5 for 35 – 40 minutes

 

 

Image by Phil Gradwell

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