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       Title: Jamaican Meat Patties
  Categories: Snacks, Appetizers
       Yield: 1 Servings
       2 tb Oilve oil
       1    Onion;finely chopped
       3    Garlic cloves;finely chopped
       1 lb Ground beef; lean
       1 tb Curry powder
       1 ts -salt
     1/2 ts -freshly ground black pepper
     1/2 c  Bread crumbs, dry
     1/2 c  Chicken stock ;or water
       2    Green onions;finely chopped
       2 c  Flour;all purpose
     1/2 ts Tumeric
     1/4 ts -salt
     2/3 c  Shortening or Butter;cold,
     1/4 c  -ice water or more if
       1    Egg; lightly beaten
   Heat oil in large heavy skillet. Add onions and
   garlic. Cook, stirring till onion wilts. Add ground
   meat. Cook, stirring until meat is browned and
   combined with onions. Sprinkle with curry, salt and
   pepper. Cook about 5 minutes. Stir in breadcrumbs and
   stock or water. Cook, stirring often, about 20
   minutes. Mixture should be thick but not dry. Stirin
   green onions.
    Make pastry by combining flour with tumeric and salt.
   Cut in butter or shortening until in tiny bites. Add
   water; gather into a ball. Roll out to about 1/4
   thivkness and cut into 4 circles. Gather remaining
   dough together and lightly cut out again. Place about
   1 Tbsp filling on each circle. Brush edges with
   lightly beaten egg, fold over and seal. Preheat oven
   to 400F. Place patties on cookie sheets lined with
   aluminium foil. Brush lightly with remaining lightly
   beaten egg. Bake 25 to 30 till browned. MAKES: Approx
   30 Patties These can be made ahead and frozen.
   SOURCE: Marion Kane, The Toronto Star