Spanish Pastelillos-Meat Pie

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dough: Cut butter into sifted flour and salt until like cornmeal.
  • Add enough water to make firm dough.
  • Cover and chill.
  • Filling:
  • Fry bacon, add green peppers, onion, salt, garlic, olives, capers, Italian seasoning, pepper and paprika.
  • Add meat and brown.
  • Add tomato sauce and simmer until cooked. set aside to cool.
  • Roll out dough on lightly floured board, until thin.
  • Cut into 4-inch rounds.
  • Place 2 tablespoons filling in center.
  • Brush edges with egg yolk.
  • Fold in half and firmly press edges together.
  • Fry at 375 degrees in deep fat until golden brown.
  • Makes 12 fritters.
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