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       Title: CHICKEN PASTIES
  Categories: Pies, Beef
       Yield: 8 servings
 
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       1 lb Chicken boneless; cubed
       3 md Potato; chopped
       1 md Onion; chopped
       2 md Carrot; chopped
     1/4 c  ;Water
     3/4 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Pepper, black
            Pastry
       1    Egg; beaten
       1 ts ;Water
 
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       3 c  Flour
   1 1/2 ts Salt
       1 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  ;Water, cold, plus 2 ts
 
   Combine chicken, potatoes, onion, carrots, 1/4 cup water, salt, and
   pepper.  Divide pastry into eight equal portions; roll out each
   portion into a 6-1/2 circle. Spoon 1/2 cup meat mixture on the center
   of each circle.  Beat together egg and water; brush edges of circles
   with beaten egg, making a 3/4 border.  Gently lift sides of circle to
   meet top. Using fingers, firmly press edges together; flute edges.
   Combine 3 cups flour and salt in a bowl; cut in shortening with pastry
   blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.  Sprinkle cold water (1
   T. at a time) evenly over surface; stir with a fork until all dry
   ingredients are moistened.
 
   Place pies on ungreased baking sheets; bake at 350 F. for 1 hour or
   until lightly browned.
 
                                    adapted from:
                                 ---Ethel Evans
                                    St. Petersburg, FL
                                    Southern Living magazine
 
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