A twist on the traditional cheese and onion pasty, made with avocado dough inspired by a recent Jamie Oliver recipe. Easy to make and tastes delicious.

Prep time: < 30 mins

Cook:  20-30 mins                     

Makes: 2-3 pasties depending on how pastry is rolled

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 400g all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting
  • Vegan cheese (or a cheese of your choice)
  • White onions/ red onions
  • Soya milk/ coconut oil (or egg wash)

 

 

Method: 

1. Halve the avocados, removing the stone and scooping the flesh into a bowl. You want 200g in total so add extra virgin olive oil to the avocados if under this weight. Then smash up the avocado mixture.

2. Add the flour to the avocado mix gradually, add 4 tablespoons of cold water and a pinch of sea salt, use your hands to combine mixture until a dough is formed.

3. Place the dough onto a flour dusted board and begin to knead until smooth. Place the dough to the side and let it rest for 15minutes.

 

4. Prepare the cheese and onion filling by chopping up the onions and grating the cheese of your choice.

5. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas 6. Roll out the avocado pastry on a flour-dusted surface and cut out circles 20cm/ 8 in in diameter.

6. Heat the oil and cook the onions in it until they start to soften then take off the heat and cool. Stir in the grated cheese and season well with pepper.

7. Divide the mixture between the circles fold over the dough and crimp the edges together. Brush with a little soya milk or coconut oil (or egg) to give a golden shine.

8. Put on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes until the pastry is golden. Serve hot or cold.

 

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(Recipe inspired by Jamie Oliver recipe: Avocado pastry quiche | Jamie Oliver recipes)

 

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