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“A Spanish version of the meat pie! I found this on the Internet.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
YIELD:
12 fritters
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dough: Cut butter into sifted flour and salt until like cornmeal.
  2. Add enough water to make firm dough.
  3. Cover and chill.
  4. Filling:
  5. Fry bacon, add green peppers, onion, salt, garlic, olives, capers, Italian seasoning, pepper and paprika.
  6. Add meat and brown.
  7. Add tomato sauce and simmer until cooked. set aside to cool.
  8. Roll out dough on lightly floured board, until thin.
  9. Cut into 4-inch rounds.
  10. Place 2 tablespoons filling in center.
  11. Brush edges with egg yolk.
  12. Fold in half and firmly press edges together.
  13. Fry at 375 degrees in deep fat until golden brown.
  14. Makes 12 fritters.

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