Traditional Cornish Pasty Recipe

    8 Servings

Ingredients

For the Pastry:
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, Cubed and kept cold until ready to use (2 sticks)
  • small pinch of Salt
  • 1/2 cup Cold Water
  • 1 Egg, Beaten, to brush on pastry
For the Filling:
  • 6 ounces Potato, Chopped bite-size pieces
  • 6 ounces Rutabaga, Swede, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 small Onion, Chopped small
  • 1 pound Skirt Steak, Chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 8 teaspoons Unsalted Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Egg, Beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Milk

Directions

For the Pastry:

  1. To a food processor add the flour and salt and butter.
  2. Pulse until you get the texture of fine breadcrumbs.
  3. With the processor running, slowly drizzle in cold water until it forms a ball.
  4. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and shape into a flat ball.
  5. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 10-15 minutes.

For the Filling:

  1. Preheat oven to 360°F.
  2. Whisk the egg with the milk.
  3. Take 4 ounces pastry and roll into an 8 inch circle.
  4. Place a small handful of potatoes, rutabaga, onion, and beef in the center of the pastry, leaving 2-inch border.
  5. Sprinkle with a small amount of salt pepper and flour. Place a little piece of butter on the top.
  6. Brush half of the edge of the pastry with egg mix then fold the pastry in half and seal the edge.
  7. Twist the edge to create a good seal.
  8. Cut a slit in the top of the pasties and place onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  9. Brush all the pasties with the rest of the egg/milk and bake for 45 minutes until golden brown.

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Author: Janette Fuschi
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 75 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 258
Calories 544

% Daily Value*
50%
Total Fat 32g
81%
  Saturated Fat 16g
14%
Sodium 338mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate 40g
1%
  Dietary Fiber 1g
  Sugars 1g
36%
Protein 18g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.