Meat puffs

Meat puffs on a plate

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.

Category: Appetizers, Meat, Recipes
Servings:: 16 units
Prep Time: 20 m
Cook Time: 55 m
Total Time: 1:15 h
Ingredients: garlic, nutmeg, olive oil, onion, pepper, puff pastry, tomato
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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


  1. Season the meat with chopped garlic, pepper, nutmeg and salt. Mix well the seasonings in the meat and set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Remove from the oven and serve.
Meat puffs
Nutrition facts
Serves 16 units
Per Serving:
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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