Vegetable Cornish Pasties


A meatless version of a traditional favorite.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 30 mins
4 servings


  • 1 recipe whole wheat pastry for a double crust

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 carrot, sliced thin

  • 1 turnip, peeled and diced

  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced

  • ¼ pound mushrooms, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 teaspoon yeast extract spread

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ pound shredded Cheddar cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 egg, beaten


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Divide pastry dough into four equal portions and roll each one out in a square shape. Set pastry aside to rest.

  3. Place a large skillet over medium heat. Add butter or margarine and allow to melt. Add onion and saute for 5 minutes, until translucent and beginning to brown. Add carrot, turnip, potato, mushrooms, and water. Lower heat and cover skillet. Allow mixture to cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast extract in milk. Whisk in 1 egg. Stir this mixture into cooked vegetables. Continue to stir until mixture thickens. Add cheese, and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside to cool.

  5. Place 1/4 of filling on one half of each pastry square. Fold pastry diagonally and seal edges. Brush tops of pastry with beaten egg.

  6. Place pasties on a baking sheet and bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, until pastry is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

687 Calories
45g Fat
55g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 687
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 57%
Saturated Fat 17g 87%
Cholesterol 155mg 52%
Sodium 859mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 25mg 127%
Calcium 283mg 22%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 799mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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