Liver and Bacon Pasties Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Basic shortcrust pastry dough1 (made with 1/2 pound flour)
 Potato1 Medium, peeled and diced
 Onion1 Medium, peeled and chopped
 Pigs liver6 Ounce, cooked and diced
 Bacon rashers3 , rinds removed, cooked and diced
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Egg1 , beaten (for glaze)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 390 Calories from Fat 165

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.1%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 180.9 mg

Sodium 362.9 mg15.1%

Total Carbohydrates 40 g13.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 17 g33.2%

Vitamin A 185.4% Vitamin C 38.6%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 62.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2) Divide the dough into 4 parts.
3) Dust the flour over the working table and roll out the each piece of dough into about 7 inch rounds.

MAKING
4) In a bowl, mix well together potatoes, onion, liver, bacon and seasoning.
5) Place the potato mixture equally among the four rounds, leaving a margin around the edges.
6) Lightly brush the edges with water and pull the dough to enclose the filling.
7) Press the dough sheet to seal, then flute the edges.
8) Arrange the pasties on a baking sheet and brush with the beaten egg.
9) Bake in the oven 40 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

FINALIZING
10) Allow to cool over a wire rack.
11) If you wish to freeze the dish, then do so at this stage. Freeze the pasties until firm, and remove from the ring.
12) Wrap the pasties individually in foil and pack in freezer bag.
13) Seal, label and return to freezer.

SERVING
14) Serve hot garnished with chopped parsley of desired.
15) If using the frozen pasties, take off the wrapping and place on the baking pan and thaw at room temperature for 4 hours.
16) Reheat in the preheated moderate oven for 25 minutes or until heated through.
17) Serve as mentioned in step 14.
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