Cheddar Cheese Pastry

Oxmoor House
pastry for one 10-inch deep-dish pie

Ingredients

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2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
Dash of red pepper
2/3 cup lard
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
6 to 7 tablespoons cold water

Preparation

Combine flour, salt, and pepper; cut in lard and cheese with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle water evenly over surface; stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Shape dough into a ball; chill. Use as directed in desired recipe.

Created date

February 2010