Crecy plate pie

from Sue Bilsborough

Ingredients: (those marked * are available from Banc Organics)

350g / 12 oz onions*
350g / 12 oz carrots*
50g / 2 oz butter
1 tsp thyme
2 tbsp flour
1 tsp yeast extract (marmite)
salt and pepper
425g / 15 oz pastry

Method:

Preheat your oven to 200◦C / 400◦F / gas mark 6.

  • Chop the onion and grate the carrot.
  • Sauté the onion until transparent.
  • Add the carrots and thyme and sweat for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in the flour and yeast extract.
  • Adjust seasoning to taste.
  • Make into a pie and bake for 30 minutes.