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170 Calorie Steak Pasty

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Prep information

Prep time
5 minutes
Cook time
20 minutes
Serves
1
Recipe by
Michael at Lo-Dough

Nutritional information (per pasty)

Calories
167 kcal
Fat
5g
Carbs
5g
Fibre
9.3g
Protein
22g

A Low-Calorie Steak Pasty That's Full of Flavour.

If we told you you could have a steak pasty for just under 170 calories, only 5g of carbs and 5g of fat, you'd think we were having you on. Well, we're absolutely not - this is a steak pasty like no other! Think tender, slow-braised beef and vegetables, encased in a golden brown, egg-washed Lo-Dough pasty. This is just the thing for anyone looking for comfort food that fits into their diet. 

These are also incredibly high in gut-healthy fibre - a nutrient sorely lacking in the majority of peoples diets. Add to that a whopping 22g of protein and you'll soon start to realise we a talking about a game-changing pasty here!  

170 Calorie Steak Pasty

Low-Calorie Comfort Food

In the winter months, it's pastries, pies and slow-cooked stews that we all crave. Warming, hug in a meal food that is as good for the soul as it is the belly! Unfortunately, if trying to stick to a diet (as many people are after Christmas), pastry is pretty much a no go area. Fatty AND carbohydrate heavy, it's kryptonite to almost all diets. By switching pastry out for Lo-Dough, you bypass all those fats and carbs without having to sacrifice on the flavoursome filling!

This is great for leftovers too... if making a stew, it's always worth making that little bit extra to enjoy it in pasty-form the next day! You can have it on its own or turn it into another well-balanced meal as we have in the photograph above. 

For more pastry ideas check out the pastry section on our recipe page.

(Top Tip - Making beef stew is easy - brown off a kilo of beef (shin, stewing steak - generally cheaper cuts) and add to a casserole dish with a chopped carrot, onion, celery stick, garlic clove and herbs of your choice. Cover with liquid - wine, beer or meat stock and season - cook in the oven for two to three hours on a low heat, with the stew just bubbling lightly the whole time).

Ingredients

Serves 1
  • 1 pieces of Lo-Dough
  • 1 egg, beaten for egg washing
  • 100g of cooked beef stew
  • Salt & pepper

What you'll need

This diet-friendly recipe is possible with:

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Method

  1. Preheat your oven to 180C/356F/Gas 4.
  2. Spoon the beef stew (try not to get too much gravy as this will make it harder to seal) into the middle of the Lo-Dough and with a little water, damp the very edge of the disc, before folding over and pushing together. Use your fingers or press gently with a fork.
  3. Brush with a little beaten egg and place in oven on a tray. Turn once half-way through cooking.
  4. Serve piping hot.

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