Beef Patties

beef patties recipe

Beef Patties are a childhood favorite of mine. This beef patty with a rich, buttery crust combined with the seasoned meat inside will melt in your mouth and tempt your tastebuds.

INGREDIENTS – Pastry:

  • 1lb flour
  • 1/2 cup ice cold water
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 Teaspoon of curry powder medium hot
  • 1 Teaspoon on turmeric or 1 drop of annotto

INGREDIENTS – Meat:

  • 1lb ground beef
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 scallion (or 1 more medium onion)
  • 2 stalks fresh thyme or 2 tsps ground thyme
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 scotch bonnet pepper (or 1 tbsp curry powder / chilli sauce)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS – Pastry:

  1. Sieve flour.
  2. Stir in baking powder, curry powder, salt and turmeric.
  3. Work the butter and shortening in with fingertips until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  4. Slowly drizzle in the water until the mixture has a dough-like consistency (it should only be slightly sticky)
  5. Roll the dough in to a ball.
  6. Wrap in cling film and place in the fridge for 1 hour.

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS – Meat Filling:

  1. Cut onion + scallion in to fine pieces.
  2. Fry gently – so they do not quite get time to brown.
  3. Add meat, thyme, garlic, peppers (finely chopped), salt, pepper, paprika, sugar and nutmeg.
  4. Fry until mixture is fairly dry, drain off excess fat if necessary.
  5. Add water and breadcrumbs, cook until the mixture has a thick, saucy texture.

Combining the pastry with the filling:

  1. Roll the pastry on a floured board until it is about 1/8 of an inch thick.
  2. Cut as many circles (about the size of a saucer) out of the dough as you can.
  3. Place 1 tablespoon of the filling on one side of each pastry circle.
  4. Moisten the edges of each patty with water and fold pastry over to make a crescent shape. Seal the edge of each patty by crimping with a fork.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 deg f, 200 C or gas mark 6. Place patties on aluminium foil and cook for 35 minutes (or until golden brown).

Serve patties either hot or cold (however you like em mon!). If you have any modifications to make this recipe more delicious then feel free to leave a comment.

49 responses so far

49 Responses to “Beef Patties”

  1. Dianeon 06 May 2009 at 2:35 am

    I live in a city where it’s hard to get authentic Jamaican food, what a relief to find the site. These patties took me right back to the Jerk Pit in Montego Bay. Awesome!

  2. SASHA BALLon 01 Aug 2009 at 9:44 am

    I LOVE JAMAICAN BEEF PATTIES WHEN I WAS LITTLE. I GROW UP EATING JAMAICAN PATTIES IN JAMAICA. MY GRANDPARENTS GAVE TGHEM TO ME TO EAT. THEY ARE SO GOOD. I WISH THAT I HAVE SOME TO EAT RIGHT NOW.
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  3. yayaon 13 Nov 2009 at 10:06 am

    I made the beef patties and they came out great, but the dough was a little tough to roll out. What did I do wrong?

  4. Eleanor Bridgeson 03 Mar 2010 at 5:28 pm

    Thank you so very much for the beef patties recipe. I just got back from the Caymans and had Tastee’s Jamaican Beef Patties and Island Tastes’ patties, so I wanted/needed to make my own, since it is very difficult to find them here in Florida (Orlando) and in Nova Scotia, Canada, where we reside for 6 & 6.

  5. Jession 03 May 2010 at 4:56 pm

    I love this recipe, but I have found that 1/2 cup of ice water is not enough for the pastry part… so I used 1 cup.. has anyone else noticed that?

  6. Justin Bieberon 05 Oct 2010 at 3:01 am

    all de way nork ciy

  7. Jamaican wifeon 14 Feb 2011 at 3:08 am

    I have made patties before, but this time the recipe was very dry. I used 4 cups of flour, which equals a pound but the pastry was dry and the meat filling was as well. I use chopped up croutons for breadcrumb replacements all the time. It still seemed very dry. I agree with the previous post that says they needed more than 1/2 cup of water to moisten. I wish that I would have. I was disappointed in the outcome.

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  9. insanityon 03 Apr 2011 at 10:53 am

    i love patties it’s been my favorite since i was 8^^

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    i added 1 tbs of allspice, 1 tbsp of scotch bonnet sauce, and 1 tsp of grace hot pepper sauce to the meat. Also the “meat” I used was veggie meat!

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