1 cup finely grated suet
3/4 cup shortening
1 tablespoon salt
3 cups flour
2 lbs pork and beef cut into 1/2" cubes
2 cups finely sliced onions
2 cups finely sliced potatoes
1 cup finely sliced rutagbaga or turnip
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Roll out pastry thin, and cut into 10 inch circles. Fill with alternate layers of meat and vegetables, beginning and ending with meat. Salt and pepper to taste. Fold pastry to meet in middle, pressing dough firmly together at the top. Prick top with fork. Bake 1 hour.
Pasties may be eaten hot from the oven, cold, or reheated. Pasties freeze well.