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Cornish Pasties

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Ingredients
  Short crust pastry 10 Ounce
  Uncooked rump steak/Good-quality stewing steak 6 Ounce
  Potatoes/Equivalent small potatoes 2 Medium
  Onion 1 Large
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Dry mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Stock/Gravy / water flavored with a little yeast extract 3 Tablespoon
  Milk/Lightly beaten egg 1 Fluid Ounce (For Glaze)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 450F.
2) To make the pastry, roll out the short crust pastry into 1/4-inch thick. Cut out four rounds from the dough, about the size of large tea plates.
3) Slice the steak into little bits.
4) In a medium mixing bowl, add in the pieces of meat, onion and potato dices. Also, add in salt, pepper and dry mustard. Mix thoroughly.
5) Take the four pastry rounds and pile equal quantities of the meat mixture in their centres,
6) Using a pastry brush, spread the stock or grovy over the mixture.
7) Wet the edges of the pastry with a little water. Fold the pastry, sealing the edges together firmly.
8) Arrange the pasties on a greased baking tray.
9) Brush the top of the pasties lightly with beaten egg or a little milk. This will give the pasties a glaze.

MAKING
10) Bake the pasties in the central rack of the oven for 25 minutes.
11) Turn down the oven temperature to 375F and continue to bake for another 25 to 35 minutes or until the meat inside has cooked through.

SERVING
12) Serve the Cornish Pasties hot with hot and spicy chilly sauce on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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