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Finnish Pasties

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  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

1) Preheat oven to 375°F before baking.

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.

11) Serve hot at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7010 Calories from Fat 3045

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 339 g521.8%

Saturated Fat 133.6 g667.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 922.2 mg307.4%

Sodium 1359.6 mg56.7%

Total Carbohydrates 821 g273.8%

Dietary Fiber 60.8 g243.2%

Sugars 54.7 g

Protein 176 g351.4%

Vitamin A 454.2% Vitamin C 589.5%

Calcium 66.9% Iron 293%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Finnish Pasties Recipe