This traditional British pub fare is the perfect comfort food to warm the belly and soothe the soul. Steak and Guinness pie is simple to make and simply delicious!
Dredge the steak in flour.
Melt butter in a skillet and brown the steak in it over medium heat. Remove steak from pan and place in a dutch oven or deep cast iron skillet.
Add the bacon and onions to the skillet. Cook until onions are soft and golden brown.
Add the bacon and onions to the casserole dish of steak along with the brown sugar, raisins, and Guinness.
Cover and simmer over low heat for 2 1/2 hours. Add a little water if the mixture begins to thicken up too much.
Place one pie shell (or sheet of homemade pastry) into pie plate. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes.
Add the meat mixture to the baked pie shell. Top with second piece of pastry and place in oven for an additional 10-15 minutes until golden brown.