How To Make Cheese & Onion Pasties

Cheese and onion pasties

If you’re looking for an easy recipe to bake up for a quick lunch on the go, these cheese and onion pasties are an easy win. Keep reading to learn how to whip up a batch for a grab and go lunch.

Reason to Try a Cheese and Onion Pasty

Saving time, monitoring your eating habits, and saving money are some common goals a lot of people have. Making a batch of cheese and onion pasties at the beginning of the week can help you do all of those things. You can make cheese and onion pasties with only a few ingredients from your local grocery store and have a ready made lunch or breakfast for two to three days. Or, you can prep as many as you like, wrap each one separately in parchment paper, and store them in the freezer for up to two months. Then you can bake them on demand.


  • 13.25 ounces of Puff pastry
  • 14 ounces of potatoes (peeled and finely diced)
  • 13/4 cups of grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 large Onion diced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of English mustard
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper

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Cheese and onion pasties are an extremely easy recipe to make. Preparations only take ten minutes and once you’ve placed these yummy pasties in the oven you’re only 30 minutes away from a scrumptious mouthwatering meal.

  1. Start by warming your oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place the diced potatoes, diced onion, cheese, mustard, egg, salt, and pepper into a large bowl. Mix well.
  3. Cut the puff pastry into eight equal squares.
  4. Place down four pastry squares on a lined baking tray.
  5. Divide the cheese and onion mixture between the four pastry squares.
  6. Place the remaining four pastry squares over the mixture and crimp the edges to seal the pasties.
  7. Brush the pasties with egg wash.
  8. Make a small cut at the top of the pasties.
  9. Place the pasties in the preheated oven on the middle rack and bake for 30-35 minutes
  10. Remove the pasties from the oven and allow them to cool for at least five minutes before you enjoy them.

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