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  • Makes 9
  • 45 mins prep
  • 30 mins cook

Kiwi-style pasties

Kiwi-style pasties take the classic mince pie and add a bit of extra magic. Encased in crispy pastry and combining beef mince and swede, this is sure to become a favourite.


  • 500 g beef mince
  • 200 g potato, finely chopped
  • 200 g swede, finely chopped
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce, plus extra, to serve
  • salt and plenty of black pepper
  • 4 sheets store-bought shortcrust pastry
  • 1/4 cup milk, for glazing


  1. Preheat oven to 190°C.
  2. In a mixing bowl or processor combine the mince, potato, swede, onion, sauces, salt and pepper and mix well to combine.
  3. With a bowl or cutter, cut the pastry sheets into nine 15cm diameter circles, rerolling the trimmings.
  4. Brush pastry edges lightly with water and spoon ¼ cup of mixture into the centre of each; shape into an oblong. Draw the sides of the pastry over the middle and crimp.
  5. Place all the assembled pasties on a greased tray and brush with milk. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden and crisp. Serve hot with tomato sauce.
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