Mindy Belle

Life in the Country

Homemade Pasties

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These Pasties remind me my childhood visiting my Auntie Beryl at Ballarat Victoria she had a old country home with a old cast iron stove and she made these pasties as a treat for us when we came to visit in the mid 70’s memories……..

Ingredients

500 g mince beef or mince lamb ( I used beef )
2 onions diced
2 potato diced
1 carrot diced
1 turnip diced
1 tsp salt
freshly ground pepper
1 tbsp chopped parsley or dried
6 sheets of shortcrust pastry
1 egg, beaten

Method
Preheat oven to 200 degrees

Combine meat, vegetables, salt ,pepper and parsley in a bowl mix.

Combine meat, vegetables, salt ,pepper and parsley in a bowl mix.

Cut pastry using a saucer as a guide, you may need to join some pieces. Place 1/2 cup of mixture and egg wash around the edge , pinch to join and seal well.

Cut pastry using a saucer as a guide, you may need to join some pieces.
Place 1/2 cup of mixture and egg wash around the edge , pinch to join and seal well.


Place pastry parcels on a lined baking tray.

Place pastry parcels on a lined baking tray, brush with egg wash.


Bake for 10 mins at 200 degrees then turn the oven down to 180 degrees for another 35 mins

Bake for 10 mins at 200 degrees then turn the oven down to 180 degrees for another 35 mins


Serve hot with homemade chilli jam or Chutney.

Serve hot with homemade chilli jam or Chutney.

Enjoy !

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