Winter Minced Beef & Vegetable Pie
Pre-heat the oven to 200°C, 400°F, Gas Mark 6.
Heat the oil and fry the minced beef, swede and onion until meat is brown and vegetables are beginning to soften. Drain excess oil, stir in flour, tomatoes and juice, Italian Herb Seasoning, Garlic Granules, Black Pepper, salt and crumbled stock cube. Bring to the boil, simmer for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, roll out half the pastry and use to line a greased 20.5cm (8") pie dish. Roll out remaining pastry to form a lid, pour in the prepared meat filling, brush edges with beaten egg. Cover with pastry lid. Seal edges.
Brush pie surface with beaten egg and sprinkle liberally with Sesame Seeds.
Cook in the oven for 30 minutes.