Meat Pasties Recipe

Meat Pasties Recipe
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Several mouth-watering delicacies are prepared during Christmas and the meat pasties are one of them. Usually Lamb or Beef is used for the filling.
Meat Pasties Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Cooking Time 40 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 12
  • For Filling
  • 1 lb Meat (lamb or beef, ground)
  • 1 can Potatoes (chop to small pieces before using)
  • 3 cups Instant Rice
  • ½ cup Onion (chopped)
  • 2 Fresh Garlic Cloves (chopped)
  • ¼ cup Fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • 1 cup Dill

    For Crust
  • 2½ cup Flour
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 stick Soft Butter
How to make Meat Pasties:
  • Prepare instant rice, as instructed on the package.
  • Place a medium frying pan on fire and place in the meat.
  • Fry till the meat turns brown.
  • Drain the grease and add potatoes, onion, garlic, parsley and half cup of dill in the meat.
  • Stir on medium heat continuously, till the mixture sets in.
  • Add in the rice and mix thoroughly.
  • Stir in the remaining half cup dill to the mixture.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Take a large bowl and mix together 2 cups of flour and butter.
  • Mix thoroughly, till it is soft.
  • Add in water and mix till it looks like dough.
  • Roll out into a ball.
  • Spread half cup of flour on a clean flat surface and roll out the dough until completely flat.
  • Take a wide cup and cut out circular crusts from the rolled out dough.
  • Place each circle onto the baking sheet.
  • Place some of the rice filling in the center of each circle.
  • Fold and pinch each circle, over the filling.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes.
  • Serve hot.