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Two pasties in a tub, crimped at the edges. Tried & Tested

Wholemeal smoked cheese and sweet potato pasties

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Packed with autumn flavours. Try this for a weekend lunch or for a special change to a pack lunch!

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Makes:6
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the dough

  • 400g 14⅛ oz Plain wholemeal flour (we use Allinson) Plain wholemeal flour
  • pinch pinch Salt
  • 125g 4½ oz Butter (unsalted) chilled and cubed
  • 100g 3½ oz Vegetable fat chilled and cubed
  • 5tbsp 5tbsp Water cold

For the filling

  • 400g 14⅛ oz Butternut squash halved, seeds removed, chopped
  • 400g 14⅛ oz Sweet potato(es)
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Olive oil
  • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
  • 1tsp 1tsp Black pepper
  • 150g 5⅜ oz Bavarian smoked cheese grated
  • 6 6 Sage leaves chopped

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200ºC (fan 180ºC, gas mark 6).

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Sift the flour into a processor, add the salt, chilled butter and white vegetable fat. Alternatively mix together in a bowl.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 400g 14⅛ oz Plain wholemeal flour (we use Allinson) Plain wholemeal flour
    • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
    • 125g 4½ oz Butter (unsalted) chilled and cubed
    • 100g 3½ oz Vegetable fat chilled and cubed
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Pulse together until the mixture forms crumbs. Add 5-6 tbsp cold water and pulse until the mixture almost combines.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 5tbsp 5tbsp Water cold
  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for a few seconds until it forms a smooth firm dough. Wrap in cling film and chill for 30 minutes.

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Put the squash and the sweet potatoes into a large roasting tin. Drizzle over the olive oil and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Roast for 30 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 400g 14⅛ oz Butternut squash halved, seeds removed, chopped
    • 400g 14⅛ oz Sweet potato(es)
    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Olive oil
    • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
    • 1tsp 1tsp Black pepper
  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Divide the pastry into 6 and roll out each piece thinly on a lightly floured surface to a 20cm/8inch round.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Spoon the vegetables, cheese and sage onto one half of each round. Brush the edges of the pastry with water, then fold the uncovered side over to make the pasties.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 150g 5⅜ oz Bavarian smoked cheese grated
    • 6 6 Sage leaves chopped
  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Press the edges firmly together to seal and crimp them. Make a slit at the top of each pasty.

  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Put onto a greased baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes until the pastry is firm and golden.