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Cakes & Pies BEEF PATTIES (JAMAICAN STYLE
From the Kitchen of Melvin

Category: Cakes & Pies
Servings: 12
Preparation Time: 2 HOURS

Recipe Ingredients

1 LB LEAN GROUND BEEF
1 TEA SP GROUND PAPRIKA
2 GARLIC CRUSHED
1 TAB SPOON BLACK PEPPER
1 HOT PEPPER MINCED
2 TEA SPOON SALT
2 TEA SPOON DRIED THYME
3 LARGE ONIONS
2 TAB SPOON SOY SAUCE
1/2 CUP BREAD CRUMBS
3 SCALLIONS CHOPPED
1 TAB SPOON ALL PURPOSE FLOUR
1/4 CUP RED PEPPER

PASTRY

1 EGG YOLK SLIGHTLY BEATEN
2 CUPS FLOUR
1 TEA SPOON BAKING POWDER
1/2 TEA SPOON SALT
1/2 CUP VEGETABLE SHORTENING
1/4 CUP COLD WATER



Recipe Directions

ADD FLOUR, BAKING POWDER, AND SALT IN BOWL. ADD SHORTENING AND WATER WITHOUT KNEADING TOO MUCH. MIX UNTIL DOUGH HAS THE CONSISTENCY OF BREADCRUMBS. ROLL IN A BALL. LIGHTLY DUST THE DOUGH WITH FLOUR . WRAP IN PLASTIC OR WAXED PAPER AND COOL IN A FRIDGE FOR AT LEAST 1 HOUR
COMBINE BEEF WITH PAPRIKA IN A SAUCE PAN OVER MEDIUM HEAT AND BREAK IT UP BY STIRRING WITH SPOON UNTIL BROWNED. DRAIN EXCESS
LIQUID. ADD ALL REMAINING INGREDIENTS EXCEPT PASTRY AND EGG YOLK.
SIMMER FOR 5 MINUTES. COOL AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.
ON FLOURED BOARD ROLL OUT DOUGH AS THIN AS POSSIBLE (1/8 INCH)
STRIP OUT CIRCLES 5" DIAMETER AND PLACE 1 HEAPING TABLESPOON OF COOLED BEEF IN THE CENTRE.
MIX EDGES WITH WATER AND FOLD TO FORM CRESCENT.
CRIMP EDGES WITH A FORK TO SEAL PASTRY, BRUSH THE TOP WITH EGG YOLK.
BAKE IN PRE-HEATED OVEN FOR 30 MINUTES AT 400 DEG




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