Meat Pies (Middle East, Palestine)

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 10-12
YIELD: 10-12 pies




  • Saute onions in butter until tender.
  • Add meat and spices. Saute until tender.
  • Add browned pine nuts and lemon/vinegar. When cool, its ready to be used for stuffing.
  • Using the basic dough recipe I have posted
  • Recipe #323574.
  • roll out the 2 1/2" ball of dough out to 4" circles (more like squares with rounded edges).
  • Put a heaping tablespoon of filling on each circle.
  • Fold the bottom to the middle and bring in sides to center to form triangle (I you put one corner directly in front of you, then you would fold down the top corner, and bring in the sides, and you should have a triangle).
  • Press down seams firmly and pinch ends together.
  • Grease pan and place pies on pan (seams down), and brush tops with olive oil.
  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven until pies are golden brown.
  • Enjoy!