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Mince pies

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Mince pies
A healthier twist on a classic Christmastime favourite.
Serves
12
Prep
15 minutes
Cook
15-20 minutes, plus 20 minutes chilling time
Each 55g serving contains (excludes serving suggestion)
KCal
161
Carbs
16.9g
Fibre
2.1g
Protein
2.7g
Fat
8.4g
Saturates
1.2g
Sugars
7.4g
Salt
0.03g
Fruit/Veg Portion
0
Ingredients

Ingredients

For the pastry:
150g wholemeal flour
75ml rapeseed oil
50ml cool water
For the filling:
150g vegetarian mincemeat
75g apple, grated and unpeeled
50g carrot, grated
1 tbsp sunflower seeds
1 heaped tsp mixed spice
For the toppings:
half apple, finely chopped
half pear, finely chopped
dash lemon juice
1 fresh fig, cut into small wedges
3 walnut halves
3 glacé cherries, halved
2 tsp toasted, flaked almonds
grated orange zest
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Method

Recipe tips
  • For a citrus zing, try adding the grated zest of an orange or lemon to the mincemeat.
  • You can also add ground cinnamon, nutmeg or ginger in place of mixed spice. 
  • Freezing instructions: Defrost for 2 hours to serve, or defrost in the microwave or a moderate oven.
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