Meat pie (Australia and New Zealand)

In Australia and New Zealand, a meat pie is a hand-sized pie containing diced or minced meat and gravy, sometimes with onion, mushrooms, or cheese and often consumed as a takeaway food snack.

Meat pie
A typical meat pie with tomato sauce
TypeMeat pie
Main ingredientsDiced or minced meat, gravy

This variant of the standard meat pie is considered iconic.[1] It was described by former New South Wales Premier Bob Carr in 2003 as Australia's "national dish".[2][3] New Zealanders regard the meat pie as a part of New Zealand cuisine, and it forms part of the New Zealand national identity.[4]

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