MOROCCAN BEEF PIE
SERVES 4 PREP 25 MINS COOK 45 MINS
✦ 1 tbsp olive oil
✦ 1 red onion, finely chopped
✦ 500g beef mince
✦ 2 carrots, finely chopped
✦ 2 tbsp Moroccan spice mix
✦ 1 clove garlic, crushed
✦ 400g can diced tomatoes
✦ 1 cup instant couscous
✦ ½ cup coriander, chopped
✦ 6 sheets filo pastry
✦ 30g butter, melted ✦ 1 tbsp dukkah
1 Preheat oven to 180°C.
2 In a large ovenproof frying pan, heat oil on medium. Cook onion 3-4 mins until tender.
3 Increase heat to high. Add mince and brown 4-5 mins, breaking up lumps. Add carrot, spice and garlic and cook 1-2 mins until fragrant.
4 Stir in tomatoes and bring to the boil. Simmer, uncovered, 8-10 mins until thickened.
5 Meanwhile, prepare couscous following packet instructions. Stir coriander through couscous. Season. Spoon couscous over mince mixture, smoothing the top.
6 Layer 2 filo sheets together, brushing each with butter. Cut into quarters. Scrunch over couscous. Repeat with remaining filo and butter until couscous is covered. Sprinkle with dukkah.
7 Bake 15-20 mins until pastry is crisp and golden.
“All in one pan and packed with flavour – this is a real winner.” Sarah Murphy, Food Editor