Spicy Chorizo Pasty

Pasties are another picnic and lunchbox favourite. We’ve taken the recipe, adapted it slightly and discovered that Hot Spicy chorizo tastes good in a pasty!

  • Serves

  • Prep

    10 mins
  • Cook

    40 mins


  • 190g unearthed® Hot Spicy Cooking Chorizo Sausage
  • 1 packet of short crust pastry
  • 4 slices of smoked bacon, diced
  • 2 medium potatoes
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 medium white onion
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 1 large clove of garlic
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Large pinch salt & pepper
  • 75g plain flour
  • 1 egg


  1. Remove the skin from the Hot Spicy Cooking Chorizo and dice
  2. Peel and dice the onions, carrots and potatoes. Finely chop the garlic
  3. Gently fry off the white and red onion for a couple of mins
  4. When soft add garlic, Hot Spicy Coooking Chorizo, bacon, potato and carrot and cook for a futrher 6-7 mins
  5. Add the oregano, smoked paprika and salt and pepper and cook for a further 3-4min, remove from heat and cool
  6. Sprinkle a little of the flour on the worktop, then roll out short crust pastry and cut out six circular discs
  7. Split the mixture between the six pastry discs,then egg wash the outer edge
  8. Carefully fold the pastry disc over so the edges meet then crimp the edges together
  9. Place on baking tray, thenusing a sharp knife prick each pasty once and  egg wash
  10. Cook in a pre-heated oven at 170°C (fan assisted)/ Gas Mark 5 for 30 mins

Tom's top tip: For a less spicy pasty replace the Hot Spicy Cooking Chorizo with our Smoked Cooking Chorizo

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