Would you like to enjoy a Jamaican patty but you do not eat meat. Vegetarians and natural food lover enjoy our Veggie Patty.
Vegetarian Recipes

Veggie Patty

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 medium cabbage
  • 1 small tomato cut up
  • 2 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper. Cut up and add for spicy flavor.
  • 2 sprig tyme
  • 1 crushed garlic or 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 or 3 small slices of a sweet green pepper.
  • 1 medium chopped onion or 2 table spoon onion powder
  • black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup water

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METHOD:

  1. Wash cabbage.
  2. Cut up/slice cabbage leaves in pieces.
  3. Sauté tomato,onion, garlic, pepper, tyme in margarine.
  4. Add cut up cabbage water and stir.
  5. Cover saucepan and cook cabbage are tender.
  6. Sprinkle with pepper and salt.
  7. Do not over cook as you will be using this as filling.

INGREDIENTS FOR PASTRY:

  • 11 ozs suet (beef fat or shortening)
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 level teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup iced water

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METHOD:

  1. Trim all skin and fatty membrane from suet and set overnight in freezer.
  2. Next day, with a very sharp knife shave suet as finely as possible.
  3. Combine salt and flour, then work in suet as you would shortening in plain pastry, cutting it in with two knives.
  4. Add iced water in sufficient amount to have a dough which can be rolled out.
  5. Form into a ball and with a rolling pin, pat gently, turning the dough over once or twice in order to have it all properly held together.
  6. Set overnight wrapped in wax paper in freezer.
  7. Next day, pull off enough dough (after defrosting) to roll into a circle the size of a breakfast saucer.
  8. Dip dough in flour before rolling.
  9. Roll quite thin and cut in a circle. (use saucer for help)
  10. In the center of each circle place a spoonful of cabbage filling, fold dough over to form a crescent shape seal edges with egg white or by crimping the edge and folding dough slightly under.
  11. Do not prick the pastry.
  12. Bake on ungreased tin sheet in a hot oven for about 35 mins.
  13. This recipe will make about 3 dozen regular patties. if cocktail patties are needed, use a smaller cutter than a saucer.
  14. Serving 3 dozen regular size patties. Try different fillings for experiment.

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Winsome Murphy