Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe can also be made with shredded beef or chicken. This recipe is from Mark Bittman's cookbook "The Best Recipes in the World".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl or food processor combine flour, masa harina, baking and baking powder. Cut in lard and a slowly add in the water.
  2. Knead dough on lightly floured surface until smooth. Shape into 12 balls and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 450°F Roll out each ball of dough into a 6 inch circle. Drop about 2 tablespoons of pork in the center of each circle.
  4. Fold the circles and seal the dough using a fork or pastry tool. Brush with milk. Bake for about 20 minutes or untill golden brown.