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Empanadas

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Category: Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Puff pastry
  • 2 lb Ground beef
  • 1/4 lb Bacon; chopped
  • 2 Onion soup
  • 1 Green bell pepper; chopped
  • 1/4 c Raisins; soaked in warm
  • -water
  • 2 tb Chopped green olives
  • 1 tb Tomato paste
  • 1 Hard boiled egg; chopped
  • 1 Egg yolk; to glaze
  • Tabasco sauce
  • Salt and pepper; to taste
  • Thyme

 Directions

1. Chop onion along with bacon and cook in a frying pan just until the
onion is translucent. Stirring often

2. Add th bell pepper and cook until almost soft. Stir in ground beef and
cook over high heat until all red has disappeared.

3. Off the heat add the tomato paste, drained raisins, olives.

4. Season with salt and pepper, a few drops of Tabasco and a pinch of
thyme.

5. Let cool completely.

6. Roll out puff pastry to 1/8 " thick and cut into rounds or squares,
about 15".

7. Place filling in the center.Wet the border and fold them over,pressing
to adhere.

8. Baste with the egg yolk, carefully not to run on th sides or the pastry
won't puff.

9. Bake in a pre heated 425 F oven 25 minutes.

NOTES : Delicious savory pastries, may be served as a first course or if
made smaller as appetizers. They are great ither at room temperature or
hot.

Miriam Podcameni Posvolsky Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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