Essentially, Jamaican beef patties consist of yellow pastry dough and seasoned ground beef. The pastry dough consists of flour, butter, water, salt, and turmeric which gives the dough its yellow color.
Whether these Jamaican beef patties are healthy or not, depends on how you look at it. A Jamaican beef patty is no Greek Salad. On average, depending on the ingredients used and their quantities, one beef patty can have 300 hundred calories, 41 grams of carbs, and 9 grams of fat.
You can serve these patties with a green salad, French fries, coleslaw, roasted vegetables, and even soup where you can dip the patties.