Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Vegetable Pasties

2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
6-10 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon butter or magarine
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped carrot
2 cups hash browns or finely chopped potato
1/3 cup vegetable or chicken broth
salt and pepper, to taste
dash of garlic powder
1/3 cup fresh or frozen peas
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted

Prepare dough in advance. In a large bowl mix together flour and salt. Sprinkle over vegetable oil and stir in with a fork to create a breadcrumb like texture. Gradually sprinkle over water until dough forms. The dough with be stiff. Knead for about 5-10 minutes until smooth. Coat plastic wrap lightly in vegetable oil then wrap up dough. Let rest 30 minutes to an hour.

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a pot over medium high heat, melted butter and heat vegetable oil. Add onions and cook until tender. Reduce heat to medium low and add carrot, hash browns, vegetable broth, salt and pepper, and garlic powder. Simmer 10-15 minutes until mixture has thickened and vegetables are tender. Remove from heat, stir in peas and let mixture cool.
3. Cut dough into 8 pieces and form them into balls. (A) On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough ball into a "D" shape. (B) Brush straight edge with water then (C) fold over and seal that edge to (D) create a cone shape. (E) Fill cone with about 1/4 cup of filling. Brush open edges with water then seal and create "dinosaur back".
4. Place pasties onto baking sheet and bake 30-35 minutes until golden brown on the bottom. Let cool until warm. Serve & enjoy!

Makes 8.

1 comment:

  1. lIke your pasta packages.Thsi with the sauxce is nice whole meal:)