Photo: Erik Putz
On chilly days, there's nothing quite like a Jamaican patty to warm up the soul. These pies are easy to pull together and the not-to-spicy filling will please your picky eater.
2 tsp canola oil
1 onion, finely chopped
250 g lean ground beef
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tbsp Italian bread crumbs
1 tbsp mild curry powder
1/4 tsp ground allspice
400 g-pkg ready-made pastry dough rolls
Position rack in bottom third of oven, then preheat to 375F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add oil and cook onion until soft, about 3 min. Add beef, garlic and salt, and cook, stirring often, until no pink remains. Stir in water, ketchup, bread crumbs, curry powder and allspice, and simmer, about 3 min. Remove from heat and set aside.
Beat egg with 1 tbsp water and turmeric in a small bowl. Unroll pastry dough and cut each circle into quarters (8 pieces total). Scoop 3 tbsp beef mixture into the centre of each dough wedge. Brush edges of dough with egg wash, then fold 1 side over filling to form a triangular packet. Seal edges with the tines of a fork. Brush tops with remaining egg wash. Using a sharp paring knife, cut 2 or 3 small slits on the top of each pie.
Bake until tops and bottoms are golden-brown, 18 to 20 min. Pies will keep well refrigerated in a covered container up to 2 days.
Calories 332, Protein 9g, Carbohydrates 28g, Fat 19g, Fibre 1g, Sodium 469mg.
Originally published in the Today’s Parent January/February 2019 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.
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