Steak And Guinness Pie

From Nick Munier.

Serves 4 people.


  • 12-inch pie pastry
  • 1 or 2 pounds of round steak
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of raisins
  • 5 medium size onions
  • 1 bottle of Guinness stout (not draught)
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 3 tablespoon of butter
  • Chopped parsley


  1. Dice the steak, cover with flour and brown, with the bacon, on a medium heat using the butter. Peel and chop the onions and brown over a good heat. Add to the meat in a casserole dish. Add the raisins and brown sugar and Guinness. Cover the dish, simmer and cook over a lowish heat for 2.5 hours. Add water to the gravy mixture if starts to thicken excessively. Coat the pie dish with half of the pastry and bake. Add the meat and gravy mix when cooked and place the remaining pastry on top and bake for 10 mins or until golden brown. Serve with potatoes and vegetables.