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Perfect pasties

A lunch-box favourite

Customer Rating:
5.0 (1 votes)

Posted by: Rhona
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Cuisine

British

Time

30 - 60 mins

Skill Level

Newbie

Serves

4

Courses etc.

Baking Savoury
Lunch Box
Main Courses
Recipes for kids

You will need

IngredientAdd
Short crust pastry:
115g sunflower margarine Available only in our Broughton Street shop More products
225g wholemeal flour (or plain) More products
pinch of salt More products
water to mix
Cheese and onion filling:
1 large onion finely chopped More products
1 large potato finely chopped

Sorry unavailable

More products
100g grated cheddar cheese Available only in our Edinburgh shops More products
1 tsp dried herbs More products
2 tsp vegetable stock powder More products
salt More products
pepper More products
a little water to combine

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Method

  • Preheat oven to gas mark 7, 220 deg cel.
  • Sieve the flour and salt into a mixing bowl, then rub in the margarine until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Gradually add cold water, mixing to make a stiff dough.
  • Don't over-handle the pastry as this will make it tough.
  • Put in a plastic bag and allow to rest in the fridge for about 1/2 hour.
  • Roll out the pastry on a floured work surface until 1/4cm thick.
  • Use a small plate to cut out circles of pastry.
  • Place a filling in a line across the circle, then paint around edge with milk, pulling the two sides together and pinch along the join with finger and thumb making sure pasty is well sealed.
  • Bake in the oven for 20 mins or until pasatry is golden brown.

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