Spanish Pastelillos (Meat Pies)

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 12 pies
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. You can do this in the food processor.
  • Cover andchill.
  • Filling: Fry green peppers, onion, salt in olive oil.
  • 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 ntil 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.
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