Super Easy Meat Puffs

These delicious and super easy meat puffs are perfect for brunch or a quick snack. Puffs stuffed with ground meat mixed with delicious seasonings!

Meat puffs in a rectangular platter

Puff pastries are very popular all over the world, they make the perfect simple meal. These delicious meat puffs are very tasty and yet very simple to prepare. You can make them in different sizes and shapes and with many ingredients, such as ham, cheese, bacon, sausage, to name a few.

Meat puffs in a rectangular platter

Your kids will love this recipe! They're great for an after school snack, a picnic or when visitors pop in. You can even make them for dinner with just a healthy and tasty tomato salad.
They are one of the most popular recipes on Food From Portugal because they are simple, quick and tasty! We hope you like them as much as we do.
You can serve these delicious meat puffs or with a delicious Peas rice, Carrot rice or Tomato rice with peppers.

Meat puffs ingredients

INGREDIENTS FOR SUPER EASY MEAT PUFFS

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

  • Ground meat - Ground pork and ground beef mixed with tasty and simple spices.
  • Salt, pepper, nutmeg and fresh thyme - To season the meat.
  • Breadcrumbs - Helps to give consistency to the meat rolls.
  • Egg yolk - Adds flavor and creaminess to the meat.
  • Whole egg (or egg yolk) - To brush the puff pastry before baking.
  • Puff pastry - Square sheet.

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

Meat puffs in a rectangular platter

HOW TO MAKE MEAT PUFFS

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2: In a large bowl, mix the beef with the pork.

Step 3: Season with breadcrumbs, salt, nutmeg, pepper, fresh thyme and an egg yolk. Mix with your hands or with a spoon the seasonings in the meat. Meat puffs step 1 and 2

Step 4: Roll out the puff pastry over the parchment paper. Place two meat rolls on each end of the pastry (leave a small border on the edges like is in the image below). Meat puffs step 3

Step 5: Fold the left side of the pastry over the meat rolls in towards the middle, then fold the right side in so that they meet perfectly in the middle. Meat puffs step 4 and 5

Step 6: Brush with a beaten egg (or an egg yolk) and cut in 10 slices (do not cut all the way through). Meat puffs step 6 and 7

Step 7: Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden.

Meat puffs in a rectangular platter

RECIPE TIPS

1. You can store this puffs at room temperature for up two days. Wrap in aluminium foil and place them in an airtight container.

2. You can season the meat with many other ingredients, such as garlic powder, curry powder, chopped parsley, chili powder or other ingredients that you like best.

Super Easy Meat Puffs

Meat puffs in a rectangular platter

These delicious and super easy meat puffs are perfect for brunch or a quick snack. Puffs stuffed with ground meat mixed with delicious seasonings!

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    Category:Appetizers, Meat, Recipes
    Cuisine:
    Difficulty:
    Servings: 10 units
    Prep Time:10 m
    Cook Time:30 m
    Total Time:40 m

    Ingredients

    • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) ground beef
    • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) ground pork
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 whole egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 tablespoon breadcrumbs
    • Fresh thyme (to taste)
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 230 grams (8 1/4 ounces) puff pastry

    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. In a large bowl, mix the beef with the pork.
    3. Season with breadcrumbs, salt, nutmeg, pepper, fresh thyme and an egg yolk. Mix with your hands or with a spoon the seasonings in the meat.
    4. Roll out the puff pastry over the parchment paper. Place two meat rolls on each end of the pastry (leave a small border on the edges).
    5. Fold the left side of the pastry over the meat rolls in towards the middle, then fold the right side in so that they meet perfectly in the middle.
    6. Brush with a beaten egg (or an egg yolk) and cut in 10 slices (do not cut all the way through).
    7. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden.
    Super Easy Meat Puffs
    Nutrition facts
    Serves 10 units
    Per Serving:
    % DAILY VALUE
    Calories 477
    Total Fat 18 g(23%)
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g(37%)
    Cholesterol 303 mg(101%)
    Sodium 4119 mg(179%)
    Total Carbohydrate 22.5 g(8%)
    Protein 56 g
     

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