Dorset sausage pasties

Dorset sausage pasties

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Cooking time

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 30 mins Plus 15 mins chilling

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 20 small pasties

These pasties are perfect for dunking into soup - you can make them in advance too

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Can be frozen if pastry has not been frozen before
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
281
protein
5g
carbs
26g
fat
18g
saturates
8g
fibre
2g
sugar
0g
salt
0.5g

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 85g red lentils
  • 2 tbsp sundried tomato paste
  • 300ml vegetable stock
  • 4 good-quality sausages, skins removed
  • 50g frozen peas or petit pois
  • plain flour, for dusting
  • 2 x 500g packs shortcrust pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan and fry the onion for 5 mins until softened. Add the lentils and tomato paste, and cook for 2 mins. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 15 mins, until most of the stock is absorbed and the lentils have softened.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan. Fry the sausage meat over a moderate heat for 5 mins, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until golden and cooked through. Add the peas and lentils, season, then set aside to cool. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each pastry to the thickness of a £1 coin and cut 10 saucer-size discs out of each, re-rolling trimmings. Pile 3 heaped tsp of meat mixture in the middle of each disc. Brush edges with beaten egg and fold over to form a seal. Pinch edges together, then brush with more egg. Chill on a lightly floured baking sheet for 15 mins. Can be made to here up to 2 days ahead or frozen for up to a month. Bake for 15-20 mins until golden.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2005

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marylunn's picture
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Very good for lunch boxes, I added 1 tbsp. of curry powder which went down well.

hamzagreen's picture

loved the recipe made bite size whole family enjoyed it will be a fav

theantonator's picture
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I made these for lunch one day for my husband and 3 year old son and they went down a treat. Used sausages from our local butcher which are always good.

jobarley's picture

I made these to take to a bonfire party, made half with sausage meat & half with veggie sozmix, I added a pinch of chilli flakes to the lentil mixture. I also made my own pastry and put some chopped sage in it, they must've gone down well as 3 people want the recipie and meat eaters ate the veggie ones and couldn't tell the difference.

chocolatediamonds123's picture

I did this for food technology at school (gcse), it was very good fun to make. we then had it for tea later on - this went down a treat with the family

freya99's picture

I usually make this with a 500g pack of sausagemeat, instead of sausages, I add a tin of kidney beans as well, and make one big pie, instead of little pasties.

A firm family favourite

mother_ship's picture
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Forgot to put the peas in and these were still very tasty. Although using a saucer size you get 10 not 20, I guess whoever wrote this has tiny saucers!

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