Cornish Beef Pasties

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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour into a mound on a clean working surface.
  • Shape flour into a large ring, forming a high wall.
  • Place butter, vegetable shortening, cheese, salt and pepper in center of ring.
  • Add half of the water and work into the central mixture with two table knives using cutting motions.
  • Work the flour in carefully from the center of the ring, adding more water as needed.
  • Mix until all the flour is added and the dough holds together.
  • Gather dough into a ball and place in large plastic baggie, or place in bowl and cover with a towel.
  • Refrigerate dough for at least one hour before using.
  • Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness.
  • Cut six, 6-inch circles from the pastry, marking the center of each lightly.
  • Cook potatoes in boiling, salted water until crisp-tender, then drain.
  • Spread 1/6 of potatoes over half of each pastry circle, leaving 1/2 inch at the edge to seal.
  • Combine meat, onion, salt and pepper.
  • Mix well.
  • Spread 1/6 of meat mixture evenly over potatoes.
  • Moisten the edge of each pastry circle with cold water.
  • Bring unfilled pastry half over the filled side and pinch edges together firmly to seal.
  • Place on greased baking sheet, sealed side up.
  • Brush top of pasties with the egg.
  • Bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake about 25 minutes longer, or until well browned.
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