Meat pie - Australian food

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Meat Pie
Unlike other meat-filled pies, Australian meat pies are individually sized pockets of buttery, flaky pastry filled with ground beef and gravy. Seeing as Australians consume almost 260 million meat pies per year—that's nearly 15 pies per person!—according to the Sydney Morning Herald, it's no surprise that many consider meat pies to be Australia's unofficial national dish.

Related: "Mushies" or steak-and-mushroom pies