Potato Cheese and Onion Pasties

Potato Cheese and Onion Pasties

These delicious cheese and onion pasties make a great filling lunch idea served with a little salad or baked beans.

cheese and onion pasties
cheese and onion pasties

How to make potato cheese and onion pasties

These mouth watering pasties make an easy cheap family lunch.

  • Author: Lemon Dayes
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 2 medium potatoes diced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 150g grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp mustard


  • 300g plain flour
  • 150g lard
  • 3 tbsp cold water
  • pinch of salt




  1. Preheat your oven to 180 degrees.
  2. For the pastry add the lard and salt to the flour, with your finger tips make into bread crumbs, then add the cold water and mix with a knife until a ball forms.
  3. Wrap the pastry in cling film and place in the fridge to rest.
  4. Peel and dice the potatoes, cover with water and boil until cooked through.
  5. Drain then mash.
  6. Add the cheese, mustard and season to taste.
  7. Mix well and allow to cool down.
  8. Divide the pastry into 4 and roll each piece into a circle.
  9. Divide the potato mixture into four and place into the centre of each piece of pastry.
  10. Dampen the edges with water and bring the pastry together making sure it is sealed and crimp.
  11. Egg wash the pasties.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.


These pasties freeze well either before they have been baked or after baking.

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