These pasties are excellent served hot or cold. Ideal for packed lunches.
Preparation Time: 45 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Yield: 12 x 1 pastie servings
Prepare 3 cups of Low-Fat Pastry; set aside (* see recipe link below; 3 cups = double the recipe).
Pre-heat oven to 350ºF.
To prepare the filling, in a large bowl, combine together bell pepper, celery, carrot, mushrooms, chicken, herbs and spices, and rice. Set aside.
Roll out pastry and cut into 12 circles with a 7-inch plate.
Place 1/3 cup of filling on each half, moisten outer edge with water, fold over and seal. Cut 2 small slits in each for steam.
Place pasties on baking trays. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 40 minutes or until lightly brown.
If you use the remains of a purchased barbecued chicken, make sure you remove the skin and fat.
Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.