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bacon & onion pudding

a traditional steamed pudding
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes, steamed pudding
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free, Freezes Well
Servings: 4
Calories: 770.44kcal
Cost: 33p

Equipment

Ingredients

Pastry

  • 200 g self-raising flour
  • 90 g veg oil
  • pinch salt

Filling

  • 175 g bacon pieces
  • 300 g onions chopped into dice

To Serve

  • 320 g peas
  • 1 kg potatoes

Instructions

  • Mix the flour, oil and salt with enough cold water to bring the mix together into a wet dough which comes away cleanly from the sides of your mixing bowl. The dough should be easily manipulated and stretchy, but not stick to your fingers.
  • Fry the bacon and onions together.
  • Line your pudding basin with approx 1 cm thick layer of pastry (keeping 1/3rd for a lid, then fill with the bacon and onion mix, and then use the remaining third as a lid.
  • This will only fill your basin to approximately 3/4 full, but don’t worry, it will grow when you steam it.
  • Place a pleated piece of foil over the top and tie it around the rim and steam for approx 2-3 hrs in the slow cooker, or on your hob in a bain marie until the pastry is bulging above the top of your pudding basin.
  • Click here to start a 2 hour timer

Notes

Serve with 80g peas per person and 250g potato per person.
 
The salt value excludes any you have added yourself, as each family's tastes will differ
 
 
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Nutrition

Calories: 770.44kcal | Carbohydrates: 85.93g | Protein: 36.34g | Fat: 33.34g | Saturated Fat: 24.87g | Cholesterol: 62.52mg | Sodium: 1345.5mg | Potassium: 1387.2mg | Fiber: 12.8g | Sugar: 7.87g | Vitamin A: 612IU | Vitamin C: 66.05mg | Calcium: 119.75mg | Iron: 9.88mg