Roast Beef Wellington Packets

If you love beef, like my family does, then you will adore these cheesy Roast Beef pies in puff pastry, better known as Roast Beef Wellington Packets. To satisfy the hard-working appetites in my house, these meat-filled (and portable, if necessary) "hand pies" hit the spot every time. Who wouldn't love in a flaky puff-pastry crust filled with roast beef, mushrooms, and swiss cheese dipped in a zippy horseradish sauce?!
If you love beef, like my family does, then you will adore these cheesy Roast Beef pies in puff pastry, better known as Roast Beef Wellington Packets. To satisfy the hard-working appetites in my house, these meat-filled (and portable, if necessary) “hand pies” hit the spot every time. Who wouldn’t love in a flaky puff-pastry crust filled with roast beef, mushrooms, and swiss cheese dipped in a zippy horseradish sauce?!

Roast Beef Puff Pastry Pies

You will not be able to get enough of these amazing, meat-filled hand pies. Better known as “Beef Wellington”, roast beef smothered in mushrooms and baked in a puff pastry crust used to be a fancy family meal. Nowadays, with families being so busy, I thought a new hand-held take on an old favorite was in order. And boy is this recipe a keeper!

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If you love beef, like my family does, then you will adore these cheesy Roast Beef pies in puff pastry, better known as Roast Beef Wellington Packets. To satisfy the hard-working appetites in my house, these meat-filled (and portable, if necessary) "hand pies" hit the spot every time. Who wouldn't love in a flaky puff-pastry crust filled with roast beef, mushrooms, and swiss cheese dipped in a zippy horseradish sauce?!Beef Wellington Packets are a Quick and Easy Meal!

As you know, I always keep a packet or two of puff pastry in my freezer at all times! It’s so easy to make a quick dessert or simple dish when surprise guests show up. But it’s also great to have on hand for these easy, portable, roast beef Wellington packets. When my guys need something to fill them up quick, these can be eaten at the table or grabbed as they run out the door.

To make it even easier, I use thinly sliced roast beef from my local grocery deli. All I have to do is chop up the roast beef, then combine it with sauteed mushrooms and Swiss cheese. You could easily use roast beef leftover from Sunday dinner. THAT would be heavenly!

Instant Pot Roast Beef

My favorite kitchen appliance, the Instant Pot, can make short work of the roast beef for these Roast Beef Wellington Packets! This recipe for 3-ingredient roast beef is a great one. Or you can put your favorite recipe in the instant pot and fire away. This magic machine makes your slow cooked roasts in a fraction of the time. Click below to read a few other reasons why I love my Instant Pot (and why you need one)! Or read on to get 3 helpful tips for using that glorious puff pastry.Why do you NEED an electric pressure cooker? Let me tell you...

Tips for Using Puff Pastry

  1. Due to its high fat content, puff pastry thaws very quickly. Pull that box out of the freezer and unwrap the pastry sheets (there’s two per 1 lb. box), placing them at room temp on your counter. In about 20 minutes, they’ll be thawed and ready to use.
  1. So what makes puff pastry “puffy”? Butter! Puff pastry is loaded with butter and as it bakes, all the little pockets of butter create steam, causing the pastry to puff and become super delicate layers of goodness.
  1. Bake puff pastry delicacies at a high temperature (375 – 400 degrees F) for a quick, golden brown experience. Whether sweet or savory, you can have a puff pastry treat/appetizer ready in as little as 15-20 minutes!If you love beef, like my family does, then you will adore these cheesy Roast Beef pies in puff pastry, better known as Roast Beef Wellington Packets. To satisfy the hard-working appetites in my house, these meat-filled (and portable, if necessary) "hand pies" hit the spot every time. Who wouldn't love in a flaky puff-pastry crust filled with roast beef, mushrooms, and swiss cheese dipped in a zippy horseradish sauce?!If you love beef, like my family does, then you will adore these cheesy Roast Beef pies in puff pastry, better known as Roast Beef Wellington Packets. To satisfy the hard-working appetites in my house, these meat-filled (and portable, if necessary) "hand pies" hit the spot every time. Who wouldn't love in a flaky puff-pastry crust filled with roast beef, mushrooms, and swiss cheese dipped in a zippy horseradish sauce?!

Printable Recipe for Roast Beef Wellington Packets

Roast Beef Wellington Packets

makes 4 fat and puffy packets
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef wellington, puff pastry, roast beef

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. sliced mushrooms
  • 1-2 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lb. deli roast beef thinly sliced, chopped
  • 8 oz. Swiss cheese shredded
  • 1 lb. box Pepperidge Farms frozen puff pastry sheets thawed
  • 1 egg beaten with 1 Tbs. water to create egg wash

Horseradish Sauce

  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tbs. mayonnaise
  • 1-2 tsp. freshly grated horseradish
  • dash of Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  1. In a large saute pan or skillet over medium high heat, melt butter.  When butter is sizzling a bit, add mushrooms and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes or until mushrooms are softened slightly and garlic is fragrant; remove from heat and let cool slightly.  Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, gently toss roast beef and cheese together, then add the mushrooms and garlic mixture.
  2. Unwrap the puff pastry and lay one sheet out onto a greased sheet of parchment paper.  Using a rolling pin, roll out puff pastry to about 12 x 18 in size, then cut in half diagonally to create two triangles.
  3. Place one quarter of the prepared filling onto one side of the puff pastry triangle, leaving about 1/2" of space around the outer edge of the triangle; fold dough over filling.  Using a fork, press edges of dough together to seal tightly; brush pastry with egg wash.   Repeat with remaining dough and filling.
  4. Bake packets, uncovered, in preheated 375 degree oven for 20-25 minutes, or until nicely golden brown and puffed.
  5. Serve warm, topped with horseradish sauce.

If you love beef, like my family does, then you will adore these cheesy Roast Beef pies in puff pastry, better known as Roast Beef Wellington Packets. To satisfy the hard-working appetites in my house, these meat-filled (and portable, if necessary) "hand pies" hit the spot every time. Who wouldn't love in a flaky puff-pastry crust filled with roast beef, mushrooms, and swiss cheese dipped in a zippy horseradish sauce?!If you love beef, like my family does, then you will adore these cheesy Roast Beef pies in puff pastry, better known as Roast Beef Wellington Packets. To satisfy the hard-working appetites in my house, these meat-filled (and portable, if necessary) "hand pies" hit the spot every time. Who wouldn't love in a flaky puff-pastry crust filled with roast beef, mushrooms, and swiss cheese dipped in a zippy horseradish sauce?!

More Hand Held Family Favorites:

Crunchy Quesadilla Wraps
Reuben Egg-rolls!

More Puff Pastry Lovin:

Bacon-Cheddar Breakfast Pillows
Chicken Pot Pie Three Ways
Apricot Brie En Croute

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Chef Alli

 

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**This recipe was featured as part of Chef Alli’s Farm Fresh Kitchen on WIBW 13 News, May 2016. Special thanks to the farmers and ranchers of the Kansas Farm Bureau for making this segment possible!

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