Cornish Pasties

Cornish Pasties

Introduction: Elevate your culinary experience with our gourmet twist on the classic Cornish pasties, perfectly crafted for your air fryer. This delectable recipe combines the convenience of modern technology with the timeless appeal of traditional British fare. From the flaky, golden pastry to the savory filling bursting with tender meat and fresh vegetables, each bite promises a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds.

Ingredients and Preparation: To embark on this culinary journey, gather the finest ingredients: succulent diced beef or lamb, creamy potatoes, aromatic onions, and vibrant carrots, all seasoned to perfection with a dash of salt and pepper. Encase this exquisite filling in a blanket of pre-made puff pastry, rolled out to delicate perfection. The filling is meticulously prepared, ensuring a harmonious blend of textures and tastes that will leave you craving more.

Assembly and Cooking: With precision and care, assemble each pasty, delicately folding the pastry over the sumptuous filling to create a half-moon masterpiece. Seal the edges with a skilled hand, employing the gentle press of a fork to create the iconic crimped seal. Preheat your air fryer to the optimal temperature, allowing the anticipation to build as the pasties await their transformation. Once ready, arrange them in the basket, generously brushing the golden tops with a lustrous egg wash to achieve that irresistible sheen. Then, with a flick of a switch, let the air fryer work its magic, as the pasties sizzle and crisp to perfection, filling the air with the tantalizing aroma of a culinary masterpiece in the making.

Presentation and Serving: As the timer signals their completion, carefully remove the pasties from the air fryer, marveling at their golden-brown allure. Allow them a moment to cool, enhancing the anticipation of that first, satisfying bite. Serve these gourmet creations with an array of accompaniments, from tangy chutneys to crisp salads, elevating your dining experience to new heights. Whether enjoyed as a savory snack, a hearty lunch, or a gourmet dinner, these air fryer Cornish pasties are sure to delight even the most discerning palate.

Conclusion: Incorporate our gourmet air fryer Cornish pasties into your culinary repertoire and embark on a gastronomic adventure that marries tradition with innovation. With each bite, savor the rich flavors, the flaky pastry, and the tender filling that epitomize the essence of British comfort food. From casual gatherings to elegant soirées, these pasties are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression and elevate any occasion to a culinary triumph.

Air fryer Cornish Pasties 


  • 1 package of pre-made puff pastry (or homemade if preferred)
  • 1 lb (450g) beef or lamb, diced
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)


  1. Prepare the Filling:
    • In a mixing bowl, combine the diced beef or lamb, diced potato, chopped onion, and diced carrot.
    • Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Assemble the Pasties:
    • Roll out the puff pastry on a floured surface and cut it into circles, about 6-8 inches in diameter.
    • Place a portion of the filling onto one half of each pastry circle, leaving space around the edges to seal.
    • Fold the pastry over the filling to create a half-moon shape.
    • Use a fork to crimp and seal the edges of the pasties.
  3. Preheat the Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C) for about 5 minutes.
  4. Air Fry the Pasties:
    • Place the pasties in the preheated air fryer basket, leaving space between each pasty to allow for even cooking.
    • Brush the tops of the pasties with beaten egg for a golden finish.
    • Cook the pasties in the air fryer for about 15-20 minutes or until they are golden brown and cooked through, flipping halfway through the cooking time for even browning.
  5. Serve:
    • Once the pasties are cooked, remove them from the air fryer and let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
    • Serve the Cornish pasties warm with your favorite condiments or side dishes.