Beef and Veal: Beef and Veal Dishes: Cornish Pasties

These are excellent served hot or cold. Ideal for packed lunches.

Author: CalorieKing
Date: December 27, 2012

Serves: 12 person(s)
Yield: 12 x pasties

Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 40 mins


    3 cup Low-Fat Pastry (* see recipe link)
    3 medium potatoes, finely chopped
    2 carrots, finely chopped (5 oz)
    1 medium turnip, finely chopped
    1 large onion, finely chopped
    1 tsp salt
    1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    2 Tbsp mix of fresh herbs (such as marjoram, thyme and parsley)
    10 1/2 oz lean ground beef


    Pre-prepare 3 cups of Low-Fat Pastry (* 3 cups = about double the pastry recipe).

    Mix prepared potato, carrot, turnip, and onion with salt, pepper, a selection of fresh herbs, and ground beef. This may all be done in a food processor if available.

    Roll out the Low-Fat 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 350ºF oven for about 40 minutes or until brown.


    Replacements for beef: Substitute chicken or rinsed, water-packed canned tuna.

    Vary the vegetables by substituting cooked rice for potatoes and incorporating celery, mushrooms and bell pepper.

    Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:221 cals
Kilojoules:924 kJ
Fat:7.8 g
Carbohydrates:27.0 g
Protein:10.4 g
Cholesterol:23.3 mg
Sodium:326 mg
Saturated Fat:2.4 g
Fiber:3.2 g
Calcium:21.8 mg
Total Sugars:1.8 g

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