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Steak and Ale Pie Recipe


This twist on a classic is a delight for the family. Perfect for the weekend, leave to simmer for a few hours and enjoy as a family in the evening.




3-4 hours




  1. Slice shallots, onion and carrot and fry in a little oil for 10 minutes.
  2. Coat steak in flour and add to pan, frying until browned slightly.
  3. Add mushrooms and garlic and fry for further 5 minutes.
  4. Pour ale in to pot along with stock cube, 200ml water and thyme sprigs then replace lid and simmer for 2-3 hours adding additional water if necessary.
  5. Cook Aviko Hash Brown Bites as per pack instructions.
  6. Pour steak stew in to a casserole dish and top with cooked hash brown bites ensuring a tight fit.
  7. Cover hash brown bites in grated cheese then roast in oven at 200C for 10 minutes or until golden brown.


  • 2 shallots
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stick celery
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 500g braising steak
  • 250g chestnut mushrooms
  • 3 crushed cloves garlic
  • 500ml IPA or other real ale
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 beef stock pot
  • 100g grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 Pack Aviko Hash Brown Bites

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