Meat puffs

  • Servings : 16 units
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 55m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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Meat puffs very simple to prepare, with a filling confectioned with minced meat seasoned with garlic, pepper, nutmeg and salt, cooked in a sauce of tomato, olive oil and onions.

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  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) minced beef
  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) minced pork
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 450 grams / (1 pound) puff pastry


    Step 1

    1. Season the meat with chopped garlic, pepper, nutmeg and salt. Mix well the seasonings in the meat and set aside.

    Step 2

    1. In a pan, place the olive oil along with the chopped onion and the peeled tomato cut into small cubes. Leave to sauté on a low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the meat with the seasonings, stir with a wooden spoon and cook over low heat about 20 to 25 minutes. Stir once in a while.

    Step 3

    1. Place the puff pastry over a table. Extend it with the help of a rolling pin. Cut small rectangles and place on top of each one small portion of the meat. Close the pastry over the meat. Give small cuts with the help of a knife on top of each one and brush with beaten egg. Bring to preheated oven at 180°C / (350ºF) about 20 minutes.

    Step 4

    1. Remove from the oven and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving (16 units):

Calories: 216
Total Fat: 15 g(23%)
Saturated Fat: 3.5 g(18%)
Cholesterol: 26 mg(9%)
Sodium: 93 mg(4%)
Total Carbohydrate: 14 g(5%)
Protein: 7 g

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