Corned Beef Pasties | Slimming Friendly

April 1, 2019
slimming world corned beef pasties
*This post may include affiliate links, which means I may receive commissions if you choose to purchase through links I provide (at no extra cost to you). Thank you for supporting the work I put into this site!

My all-time favourite meal is Nigella’s corned beef pie. It’s what I’d choose as my last supper, it’s my go-to choice when having friends over for a relaxed dinner, and even though it’s a relatively simple meal, I could bang on about how amazing it is all day long.

It is, however, not too friendly on the waistline.

I haven’t ever bothered to calculate the calories, and to be frank, I don’t want to know. It’d only upset me.

But in the interests of still being able to have a version of my favourite meal, I set myself a mission to create a lighter version that didn’t compromise too much on taste or satisfaction.

And if I do say so myself, I excelled myself with this particular challenge.

My slimming corned beef pasties contain just 329 calories each, and I dare bet that they’ll quickly become a dinnertime favourite in your household…

slimming world corned beef pasties

For the full ingredients list and detailed instructions, see the recipe card at the end of this post. Make sure you check out this important information first though…

What makes these slimming corned beef pasties so good?

I’m pleased you asked.

A common problem with corned beef pasties is that they’re stuffed with a load of potato, which not only results in a fairly boring texture, but also makes the filling look fairly colourless and anaemic.

Taking a leaf directly out of Nigella’s book, I set about making the filling much more exciting.

The addition of peas and carrots add bite, and then there’s what I consider to be the secret ingredient… The tomato puree. Not only does this really bring out the taste, but it adds colour and makes it all the more visually appealing.

The only downside is that you’ll never quite look at a shop bought pasty in the same way again.

slimming world corned beef pasties

What should you serve with your slimming corned beef pasties?

These pasties are really filling, and I find that serving them simply with a side of mushy peas and a jug of gravy makes for a substantial meal.

If you’re feeling ravenous though, why not cook up some slimming chips too?

the best slimming world chips

Slimming Corned Beef Pasties

These corned beef pasties are the ultimate in comfort food, and perfect for lunches, dinners, and the colder winter months. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: British
Servings: 3
Calories: 329kcal


  • 3 Weight Watchers wraps
  • 1 200g tin lean corned beef diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 medium sized potato diced
  • 1 small carrot diced
  • 1 tsp sweetener
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 2 tsp Worcester sauce
  • 150 g frozen peas
  • 1 beef stock cube disolved in 200ml of boiling water
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Low calorie cooking spray


  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees. 
  • Heat a heavy based pan over a medium to high heat, and spritz with low calorie cooking spray. Add the onion and fry for a few minutes until softened. 
  • Add the potato and carrots, and cook for a further 5 minutes. 
    potato carrot onion
  • Add the Worcester sauce, sweetener, and tomato puree, and cook for a further 2 minutes. 
    tomato puree
  • Add the stock, corned beef, and peas, and stir well. Continue to simmer for around 15 minutes, or until the filling has thickened and potatoes and carrots are soft. Let the filling cool for a few minutes. 
    corned beef pasty filling
  • Spritz a baking tray with low calorie spray, and place wraps on top. Add filling to half of the wrap, being careful not to get it too close to the edge. 
    pasty wrap
  • Brush the inner edge with beaten egg, and fold the wrap in half to form your pasty. At this stage, you'll realise that your wraps aren't exact circles - don't worry about this though! Use the back of a folk to crimp the edges together, ensuring there are no spaces for your filling to ooze out, and then brush with beaten egg. 
    wrap ready for oven
  • Bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven, turn over, brush the other side with beaten egg, and then return to the oven for 10-15 minutes. This ensures that both sides of your wrap are ready. 
  • Serve and enjoy!


The nutritional values provided are carefully calculated and correct at time of publication but may not always be completely accurate.
If you're serious about sticking rigidly to your plan, it's always worth doing your own calculations for extra peace of mind - and remember, we may be using different brands or variations of ingredients which can significantly impact the nutritional values! is not responsible for any loss or damage due to reliance on nutritional information provided here. is an independent and UNOFFICIAL website, and it is in no way affiliated with, endorsed by, or representative of Slimming World. I’m NOT a Slimming World consultant, nor am I trained to give advice on any aspect of the plan, and so any information provided here should never replace the guidance of your consultant.
Want to share this recipe with a friend? No problem whatsoever – but please don’t screenshot or copy and paste. Instead, use the sharing buttons provided or share the link to this original recipe post.
All images and content are copyright protected by


Calories: 329kcal

Have you tried this recipe? I’d love to see it!

Be sure to use the hashtag #slimmingviolet and tag me @slimmingviolet over on Instagram.

Oh, and before you go…

Why not pin this recipe so you can come back to it later?

slimming violet

Welcome to! I’m here to share advice, tips, and recipes so you can make your slimming plan and healthy lifestyle work for you. Find out more…

spicentice discount code