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Finnish Pasties

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
For the crust
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Lard 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 5 Tablespoon
  Potatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), peeled
For the filling
  Potatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), peeled and diced
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Rutabaga 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), peeled
  Ground beef 3⁄4 Pound (Can Use Part Pork Sausage)
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Rutabaga 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), diced peeled
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375°F before baking.

MAKING
2) In a mixing bowl, mix together flour and salt and then rub in lard.
3) Mix in egg, vinegar and water and then allow the dough to chill.
4) In the meantime, mix together potatoes, carrots, meat, onion, rutabaga, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and poultry seasoning.
5) Even out the dough into six to seven 6-in rounds.
6) On half of each circle, place about 1/2 cup of filling.
7) Top the filling with a pat of butter and then fold other half of dough over filling, crimping the edges to seal.
8) Mix together egg and water and apply this mixture over pasties.
9) Using a fork, make holes to give vent to steam and then bake for 15 minutes in preheated oven.
10) Lower the oven temperature to 350°F and then bake the pasties for 1 hour longer.

SERVING
11) Serve hot at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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