Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Smith
Total:
2 hr 5 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
2 to 3 servings
Level:
None

Ingredients

Dough:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 cup cold butter or shortening
  • 3/4 cup iced water
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 egg yolks
Filling:
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 sprigs scallions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Scotch Bonnet pepper, chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Water
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • Egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1/4 cup water)

Directions

For the dough: Combine the flour, salt, curry powder, and butter in a food processor and pulse to combine.

In a separate bowl combine water, vinegar, and egg yolks. Add wet mixture to the food processor, and pulse until a ball forms. Cover dough in plastic wrap and let rest in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.

Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat, add onions, scallions, thyme, and Scotch bonnet peppers. When onion begins to soften, add ground beef, salt, and enough water to barely cover the meat. Simmer, over low heat, for 20 minutes. Add bread crumbs and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Remove from the heat and allow to cool.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Roll the dough out to 1/8-inch thick. Cut the dough into 6-inch circles. Place 2 tablespoons of the meat filling onto half of each dough round. Brush the edges of the dough with the egg wash. Fold the dough over the filling to make a half moon shape and press to seal. Place the patties on a parchment lined cookie sheet and place in the oven for 25 to 35 minutes. ***If making the cocktail size, cut the dough into 3-inch circles.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Jamaican Beef Patties

Jamaican Beef Patties

Recipe courtesy of Cheryl Smith

Custom Blend Beef Patty Melt with Pimento Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Kelsey Nixon

Patty Melt

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Jamaican Dumplings with Plantains

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Spicy Jamaican Oxtail Curry

Recipe courtesy of Nadia G.

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

7am | 6c
8am | 7c
9am | 8c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unique Sweets

2:30pm | 1:30c

Top 5 Restaurants

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Guilty Pleasures

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Guilty Pleasures

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c