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Pastel de Carne: A Meat Pie with Sabor Cubano

Submitted by JDiazAsper on 09/11/2010 – 3:23 pm8 Comments

I get invited to a lot of potlucks and this dish is usually a big hit. It’s tasty and easy to transport. The recipe is simple but it looks like you made some effort – love those kinds of dishes! This recipe is for four pies because they go fast!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 4 garlic gloves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 5 small tomatoes
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2.5 pounds of hamburger meat
  • 2 Pillsbury pie crust
  • 2 yolks for egg wash (beaten egg yolks)

Instructions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 400
  2. Heat up spices in 1 tbsp olive oil and add garlic cloves
  3. Put chopped tomatoes in, add salt, add pepper and cook till soft
  4. Blend tomato, garlic and spices mixture in a blender
  5. Put 1 tbsp of olive oil in pan and add back the tomato mixture
  6. Add ground beef and use a fork to mix in the sauce
  7. Cook till sauce absorbs into the meat -  about 20 minutes on medium high
  8. Set aside to cool
  9. Put a single pie crust in a pie tin and fill with ground beef. Repeat 4 times.
  10. Fold the sides and use a fork to make indentations
  11. Brush on some egg wash on each pie
  12. Cook at 450 for 30 minutes

I made this for #SabrosoSaturday, a recipe exchange hosted by @MsLatina. I love having a virtual cooking club!

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