Working Person's Pastry Recipe

Working Person's Pastry


Pasty Dough:
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon vinegar

Combine flour and salt; cut in shortening. Place egg and vinegar into a measuring cup; add water to make 1 cup. Blend dry and liquid ingredients until a soft dough is formed. Add additional flour if dough is too soft. Divide dough into 6 parts and roll into 6 individual circles.
6 cups cubed potatoes
2 cups cubed carrots
2 cups cubed rutabaga
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 1/2 pounds ground beef
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine vegetables and beef; season to taste. Divide filling onto the 6 circles, placing the filling on half of each circle. Brush the edges of each circle with water and fold half the circle over the filling. Crimp the edges to seal well. Do not prick. Place Working Person's Pastry Recipe on an ungreased baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for one hour.

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