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Forfar Bridie Recipe

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Forfar Bridie Recipe from http://www.scottishcraftsandgifts.co.uk/

Ingredients

1½ lbs (700g) boneless, lean rump steak. Lean minced beef can also be used.

2 oz (2 rounded tablespoons) suet or butter or margarine

1 (or 2) onion, chopped finely

1 teaspoon dry mustard powder

2oz rich beef stock

Salt and pepper to taste

1½ lbs flaky pastry (home made or from a pastry mix packet)

Method

1. Remove any fat or gristle from the meat and beat with a meat bat or rolling pin. Cut into half-inch (1cm) pieces and place in a medium bowl. Add the salt/pepper, mustard, chopped onion, suet (or butter/margarine) and stock and mix well

2. Prepare the pastry and divide the pastry and meat mixture into six equal portions. Roll each pastry portion into a circle about six inches in diameter and about quarter of an inch thick and place a portion of the mixture in the centre 

3. Leave an edge of pastry showing all round. Brush the outer edge of half the pastry circle with water and fold over. Crimp the edges together well. The crimped edges should be at the top of each bridie 

4. Make a small slit in the top (to let out any steam). Brush a 12 inch square (or equivalent area) baking tray with oil and place the bridies in this, ensuring that they are not touching

5. Place in a pre-heated oven at 450F/230C/gas mark 8 for 15 minutes then reduce the temperature to 350F/180C/gas mark 4 and cook for another 45/55 minutes. They should be golden brown and if they are getting too dark, cover with greaseproof paper (vegetable parchment)

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