Empanadas

Recipe from: 7/1/2001 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 30
    ml
    olive oil
  • 1
    onion
  • 20
    ml
    paprika
  • 5
    ml
    chilli powder
  • 5
    ml
    ground cumin
  • 400
    g
    pork mince
  • 60
    ml
    pitted green olives
  • 15
    ml
    white vinegar
  • 10
    ml
    grated lemon rind
  • 1
    quantity shortcrust pastry
  • 1
    egg
 

Method

20-30 minutes
 
Heat oil and sauté onion until soft. Add spices and cook for 30 seconds.
Add the pork mince and cook, stirring, until done.
Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, then add olives, vinegar and lemon rind. Set aside to cool.
Roll out pastry on a lightly floured surface until 3 mm thick. Cut into 14 cm circles.
Spoon a little filling on to 1 side of each circle.
Brush edges of pastry with water and fold pastry over to enclose filling. Press edges together with a fork to seal.
Brush with egg and place on a greased baking tray.
Bake at 180 ºC for 20 to 30 minutes until golden.
 

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