These Corned Beef Pasties are a great slimming friendly way to enjoy a classic pasty, perfect for anyone counting calories, or following a diet plan such as Weight Watchers.
One of our group members, Laura, came up with this fantastic recipe!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
You won’t believe how good these pasties are – we think they’re even better than then shop bought version!
If you like the look of these Corned Beef Pasties, why not try some of our other pasty recipes?
How many Calories are in these Corned Beef Pasties?
There are 355 calories per pasty. This means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category.
These pasties are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.
As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.
What diets is this Corned Beef Pasties recipe suitable for?
This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;
- Weight Watchers Wraps
- Worcestershire Sauce
You could also enjoy these pasties if you’re dairy free.
Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.
How Weight Watchers friendly is this Corned Beef Pasties recipe?
These pasties have 8 Points each. They’re a great treat and make a really substantial meal, especially when served with some steamed vegetables!
How to make these Corned Beef Pasties
These pasties are so easy to make! Here’s a summary;
- Mix all the filling ingredients together
- Place into the middle of a wrap, brush the edge with egg and crimp
- Brush the top with egg and cook in the oven until golden
- Serve with your choice of accompaniment from the list below
What should you should serve with Corned Beef Pasties?
Any of the following go really well with pasties. They could also be eaten as a meal on their own!
Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.
If you have any left over veg, such as carrot, parsnip or swede, you could always add it to the filling for these pasties.
It’s a really easy way of sneaking some extra speed onto your plate…or concealing it from the kids!
These Corned Beef Pasties are perfect for a picnic too as can be eaten cold. Or a great treat to liven up a packed lunch at work!
Do you need any special ingredients to make these Corned Beef Pasties?
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You’ll need some reduced fat corned beef for this recipe and you can pick some up at most large supermarkets.
You could use standard corned beef, but you would need to adjust the nutritional values accordingly.
If you haven’t already got a baking tray, it’s worth getting a good quality one. You can pick one up from most large supermarkets, or on Amazon.
Can you cook Corned Beef Pasties another way?
This recipe can only be made using the method below.
How do you know when these Corned Beef Pasties are cooked?
You should cook these pasties until golden brown, which will take 20-25 minutes in the oven.
Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.
How long can you keep Corned Beef Pasties in the fridge?
Once you’ve cooked these pasties, ideally you should eat them within 4 hours.
If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep these pasties in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.
Can I freeze these Corned Beef Pasties?
Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
- Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
- Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!
How do I reheat these Corned Beef Pasties?
From chilled: Place in a hot oven for 10-15 minutes until crisp and piping hot.
From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat as above.
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We are super excited to have released a 6 month food planner that works perfectly alongside our recipe book.
Our 6 month planner features 26 recipes – which are not available anywhere else. We have all the details on our Planner page.
We’ve been squirrelling away doing squirelly things behind the scenes and can finally announce that our very first cookbook is available NOW!!
The book features 100 recipes – around 80 of them BRAND NEW and not available anywhere else. Full colour photographs, hardback, a quality book that will stand up to frequent use!
Each recipe has been taste tested by twenty members of the Pinch of Nom community to ensure that they are amazing. Check out our cookbook page for more information!