← Back to Search Results
basic-short-pastry

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Yield : Makes about 1 pound

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, diced
  • 4-6 tablespoons ice water

Directions

Place the flour, salt, and butter in a food processor. Blitz until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs, about 10 seconds. Tip into a mixing bowl. Add 4 tablespoons of water and stir with a table knife until the dough just comes together. If it seems too dry, add 1-2 tablespoons more water. (Try not to make the dough too wet, because this results in a crumbly pastry.) Lightly knead the dough into a smooth ball, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before using.


© 2008 Gordon Ramsey
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 16 servings.

86kcal (4%)
3mg (0%)
0mg (0%)
36mcg RAE (1%)
15mg
3mg
1g
0g
0g
10g
11mg (4%)
118mg (5%)
3g (14%)
4g (7%)
1mg (3%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Discover Related Recipes

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

salmon-a-cookbook Salmon: A Cookbook
by Diane Morgan
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
the-sweet-life The Sweet Life
by Kate Zuckerman
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
young-and-hungry-more-than-100-recipes-for-cooking-fresh-and-affordable-food-for-everyone Young and Hungry: More Than...
by Dave Lieberman
the-lee-bros-southern-cookbook-stories-and-recipes-for-southerners-and-would-be-southerners The Lee Bros. Southern Cook...
by Ted Lee, Matt Lee
baked-explorations Baked Explorations
by Matt Lewis
nancy-silvertons-sandwich-book Nancy Silverton's Sandwich ...
by Nancy Silverton
down-home-with-the-neelys-a-southern-family-cookbook Down Home with the Neelys: ...
by Gina Neely, Pat Neely
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
the-country-cooking-of-ireland The Country Cooking of Ireland
by Colman Andrews
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?