Potato and mint pasties

Potato and mint pasties


Makes 12


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups of mashed potato
  • 1 cup crumbled feta
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten + 1 extra (for glazing)
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped
  • 3 sheets puff pastry, defrosted


Pre-heat oven to  200°C (180°C fan-forced).

Heat olive oil in a heavy based pan. Saute onion and garlic gently until softened. Set aside to cool.

Mix potato, feta, egg and mint in a bowl. Stir through onion mixture.

Cut four circles into each sheet of puff pastry. Place a heaped tablespoon of potato mixture on one side of each pastry circle, leaving a 1cm edge. Brush edge with beaten egg. Fold pastry circle over mixture and use a fork to press the edges together.

Brush with beaten egg and place on baking paper on a baking tray. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until golden.

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Serving Suggestions


  • You need to make sure that you cool the mixture well or the steam will make your pasties burst.
  • If you have some other cooked vegetables in the fridge you can sneak those in too.
  • This recipes was created by Alana House for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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