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- 59.14 ml white onion, chopped
- 14.79 ml oil
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 226.79 g ground beef
- 538.64 g can whole tomatoes
- 118.29 ml dried lentils
- 158.51 ml water
- 2.46 ml vinegar
- 2.46 ml mustard powder
- 1.23 ml pepper
- 9.85 ml chili powder
- 4.92 ml cumin
- 2.46 ml celery seed
- 59.14 ml tomato sauce
- 236.59 ml cheddar cheese, grated
- 450 g package puff pastry sheets
- 1Cook onions in oil until onions are transparent and then add garlic.
- 2Add ground beef and scramble fry until meat is cooked through.
- 3Drain tomatoes completely and then roughly chop whole tomatoes with kitchen scissors right in the can and then add to ground beef.
- 4Add lentils, water, vinegar, and spices.
- 5Turn heat to low and simmer until lentils are soft, about 20-25 minutes.
- 6Add tomato sauce and remove from heat.
- 7Stir in cheddar cheese and set aside.
- 8Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- 9Roll out puff pastry and slice in to four strips and then cut each into four pieces to make 16 pieces.
- 10Add 1-2 tablespoons of meat/lentil mixture to the middle of 8.
- 12Top with remaining squares and seal edges by crimping with the tines of a fork to create the "pillow".
- 13Poke fork into the top of each pillow twice and place onto a greased baking sheet.
- 14Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
- 15Repeat with second sheet of puff pastry.
- 16Serve warm.
- 17These pillows can be made ahead and frozen. To reheat, place frozen on baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until heated through.
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Nutritional Facts for Cheddar Chili Pillows
Serving Size: 1 (109 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 16
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 254.3
- Calories from Fat 146
- Total Fat 16.3 g
- Saturated Fat 5.2 g
- Cholesterol 17.0 mg
- Sodium 149.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 18.7 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
- Sugars 1.6 g
- Protein 8.5 g