Picnic pasties

These will make a perfect light snack for a picnic with the family.
 
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Recipe from: 5 January 2016
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 40 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • FILLING:
  • 1
    Tbs
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    leek, cleaned and finely chopped
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    carrot, grated
  • 1
    stick celery, finely chopped
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • 250
    g
    chicken mince
  • 15
    g
    sage, finely chopped
  • 6
    hard-boiled eggs, peeled and halved
  • 1X 400
    g
    ready rolled short crust pastry
  • 2
    eggs, beaten, for egg wash
  • fresh tomato sauce, to serve
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Heat oil in a large pan and sauté leeks, garlic, carrot and celery. Season well. Add chicken mince and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes. Stir through chopped sage. Allow to cool.

Unroll the pastry on a floured surface. Cut out 12 x 12cm discs, using a plate or saucer as a template. Place half an egg on one side of each disc and cover with a spoon of mince. Fold over pastry to cover filling and pinch the edges together. Transfer to a lined baking tray.

Place filled baking trays in the fridge for 10 minutes to rest. Cut a cross in the top of each pie to allow steam to release. Brush with egg wash. Bake for 20 minutes or until the pastry is cooked through and golden brown.

To Serve:
Serve with a fresh tomato sauce.

Words and image: Fairlady

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