Mini tuna pies

2013-11-21
  • Servings : 10 units
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 50m
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Mini tuna pies that can be served hot or cold. An excellent meal to bring to a Summer picnic.

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 500 grams / (17 1/2 ounces) shortcrust pastry
  • 450 grams / (1 pound) canned tuna
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 1 large onion

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Place the olive oil, chopped onion, the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces and the chopped garlic in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down. Then, add the tuna and season with a little pepper. Stir and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with chopped parsley.

    Step 2


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF).

    Step 3


    1. Grease mini pie pans with margarine. Roll out the shortcrust pastry over a table, cut circles with the help of a glass cup and line the pie pans with the dough (prick the bottom with a fork). Pour small portions of the tuna mixtureMini tuna pies | Food From Portugal and cover with small dough circles. Gently press the edges with a fork to connect the dough. Brush on top with beaten egg yolkMini tuna pies | Food From Portugal and bake about 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown.

    Step 4


    1. Remove from oven, unmold and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving (10 units):

Calories: 368
 
Total Fat: 23.5 g(36%)
 
Saturated Fat: 1.5 g(8%)
 
Cholesterol: 35 mg(12%)
 
Sodium: 41 mg(2%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 24.5 g(8%)
 
Protein: 15 g
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