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Pork & Date Pies

35-40 mins Cook
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These individual pork & date pies are a beautiful lunchtime alternative. Our dates add a natural earthy flavour to the pies and complement the pork beautifully. Thanks to Shane Smith for another great recipe which we know you’re going to love!

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Pork & Date Pies

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prep time
25 mins
cooking time
35-40 mins
servings
6
total time
1 hour

Equipment

  • 6 case cupcake tin

  • large bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 x 375g store bought puff pastry

  • 170g pork sausage meat

  • 1 scallion

  • 50g Gem Gourmet dates

  • 1 tsp hot sauce

  • ΒΌ tsp dried thyme

  • Salt & pepper

  • Egg wash, 1 egg whisked

Instructions

1
Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan.
2
Grease and dust your cupcake tin with butter and flour and set aside.
3
Into a large bowl, add the sausage meat, Gem dates, hot sauce, chopped scallion, thyme and a good pinch of salt & pepper.
4
Mix this together to combine. Keep cold until needed.
5
Unroll the puff pastry or roll it out to 10” x 15”.
6
Using a kitchen fork, prick the pastry all over.
7
Cut out 6 x 3.5” round discs for the base of the pies and 6x 3” round discs for the top of the pie.
8
Take your cupcake tin, place the large disc of pastry in and line the sides.
9
Divide the sausage meat into 6 and fill each pastry case.
10
Egg wash the top of the pastry and place the smaller disc of pastry on top and press to seal.
11
To finish, give the top of the pies a final egg wash and cut a small hole on top to allow the steam to escape during cooking.
12
Bake in the preheated oven and bake for 35-40 minutes.
13
Remove and allow to cool slightly before tucking in.

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