Penny2017-09-29T13:37:15+00:00 Total Recipe Views: 13,871 Poor mans Wellington By Penny Beef, Pastry English September 29, 2017 A tasty cheap alternative to a traditional beef Wellington Prep: 35 mins Cook: 55 mins Yields: 4 servings Ingredients 1 onion finely diced or grated 1 carrot finely diced or grated 1 stick of finely diced celery 2 diced or grated potatoes 3 cloves of minced garlic olive oil 4 sprigs of thyme Good handful of frozen peas (optional) 1 egg, 500g very lean minced beef 2-3 very thin pancakes Puff pastry Directions 1Gently saute all the veggies, garlic, and the herbs, stirring occasionally, until your vegetables are tender 2This will take about 6-8 minutes. 3Put them into a large bowl and allow them to cool completely. 4 Once they’ve cool add in the beef and peas. 5Heat oven to 180c 6Now get into the bowl with your hands and start kneading everything together, 7Add salt and pepper and half of the beaten egg 8Make sure everything is good and mixed up and evenly mixed 9At this point you could cook the mince mix in foil or a loaf pan for 10 minutes 10Flour a work surface and roll out the puff pastry to a 1/4 inch thickness. 11Shape your beef mixture into a log 12Lay the very thin pancakes onto the pastry 13Put the mince on top finish shaping and brush the edges with the reserved egg. 14Roll it up, tucking the ends brush the sealed pastry log with beaten egg 15Place it on a baking sheet seam down, and lightly brush the top with the remainder of the beaten egg. 16 Bake the Beef Wellington for 45 min to an hour, depending on your oven, until golden and crispy on the outside. 17 Allow the Beef Wellington to cool for about 5 minutes. 18Serve close full screen 00:00 25 Reviews Biddy Harkin September 29, 2017 Still tasty through lol Feed your family for about £20 a week. September 29, 2017 It’s mince beef in a roll of pastry hence poor mans Wellington but seriously does it matter . You call it what you like but on our website it’s a Poor Mans Wellington. P Rford J Sandra September 29, 2017 Feed your family for about £20 a week. So why call it a Wellington?!!!!! It is a pie!! Feed your family for about £20 a week. September 29, 2017 we have always called it mince and onion pie but what is a rose by another name 😀 Claire 😀 Amanda Allen September 29, 2017 Sounds nice x I think I will try this next week x Jo Brown September 29, 2017 That’s why it’s called poor man’s Wellington! Rford J Sandra September 29, 2017 Feed your family for about £20 a week. & for me a Wellington is Fillet of beef!!! Feed your family for about £20 a week. September 29, 2017 I don’t know about you but for me a pastie is a single portion this you have a slice of Biddy Harkin September 29, 2017 Otherwise known as a pastie. Jane Myers September 29, 2017 I wish egg would work on my soggy bottom lol Jane Myers September 29, 2017 I wish egg would work on my soggy bottom lol Vivien Smith September 29, 2017 No-one wants a soggy bottom! I seem to remember brushing the inside of the pastry with beaten egg to stop soggy bottoms! Paula Sanders September 29, 2017 Ian Beasley Feed your family for about £20 a week. September 29, 2017 To help stop a soggy bottom . P Feed your family for about £20 a week. September 29, 2017 Any veg that you like , I don’t think you need potatoes but if I did it would be new . Oh and a nice gravy. P Frances Munro September 29, 2017 I going to try this thankyou xxx Feed your family for about £20 a week. September 29, 2017 The pancakes help stop a soggy bottom . P Lesley Ann Watkin September 29, 2017 Just curious as to why the recipe says to add pancakes seeing as its being covered in pastry as well. Anna England-brice September 29, 2017 Feed your family for about £20 a week. The veg makes its sound better to be honest , only thing I won’t use is so much garlic , what do you serve it with , I’m thinking green sliced beans Vivien Smith September 29, 2017 Used to make this year’s ago but without the pancakes. Loved it. Feed your family for about £20 a week. September 29, 2017 You could just use mince and omit the veg but I like to bulk out with veg . For fussy children grate the veg . P Jade Lote September 29, 2017 Joanne Emmerson Anna England-brice September 29, 2017 This looks good , better than beef Wellington , I’m making this next week Jen Taylor September 29, 2017 Tracey Jayne Morris av u seen or tried this? Jody Fox September 29, 2017 Laura Spurr x Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.