Pasty—-Mom’n law/Chefdebee’s Calzone-Style Pasty

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Pasty—-Mom’n law/Chefdebee’s Calzone-Style Pasty

If you like Pot Pies, you will definitly love my Pasty Calzones .  Make ahead to freeze, then pop out of freezer & into the oven/microwave  for a quick & nourishing meal after a long day at school or at work

Watch ChefDebee making Pasty on YouTube

Bake:   450 degrees; 350 degrees    Time:   10 minutes; 30 minutes

Ingredients

Filling
3-4 medium Potatoes diced small
2 medium Onions diced small
1 small Rutabaga (peel, cube  & steam 7 min.)
1 1/4 pound Round Steak (or Skirt Steak) cubed small
1/2 pound ground chuck
1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
1 teaspoon Black pepper
1 1/4 teaspoon Spike (unsalted)
3 tablespoons flour to dust cubed steak
1 stick melted butter to pour into slots and for brushing tops

Crust
4 cups flour
5 teaspoons Baking Powder (full)
1/2  teaspoon salt
2/3 cup olive oil
1 cup water
2 eggs

Directions

Filling
1.  Peel Rutabaga and cut into small diced pieces & steam in steamer for 7 Minutes, set aside
2.  Cut Potatoes with skins on into small diced pieces, set aside
3.  Cut onions into diced pieces,  set aside
4.  Cube steak into small bite sizes and place in freezer bag with the flour & shake to coat well
5.  In very hot skillet, brown the cubed meat a few minutes and add the ground meat and stir about 3 minutes
6.  Add all the above diced vegetables to skillet with the salt, black pepper, and spike and stir until mixed well cooking about 2 minutes;  remove from heat; set aside

Crust
1.  Put the flour, salt, baking powder into bowl and whisk altogether and make a well, then stir in egg, oil and water
2.  When comes together, remove from bowl to a floured board and use hands to form dough and shape into an oblong shape
3.  Cut 12-14 pieces and roll each one into a 7 inch circle carefully using more flour when needed
4.  Place onto a large oil sprayed cookie sheet spoon filling on half of circle with 2 1/2 full tablespoons
5.  Take other side of dough and fold over, crimping all around the edge using a fork
6.  Make 2 small slits on top with knife and spoon a couple teaspoons of melted butter into each slot and then brush each with butter
7.  Bake in pre-heated 450 degree oven for 10 minutes and then 350 degree oven for 30 minutes till golden brown
8.  Remove and cool for about 10 minutes before serving

*  This recipe can be made in a cookie sheet if you don’t want the calzones (that’s the way my mom’ n law made it)
*  Use my crust to make one of my spinach turnovers OR my bacon/cheddar cheese turnover
*  Go to my Fact Page to see the wonderful nutritional values of the RUTABAGA

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