cocktai … Units: US | Metric
pastechi pastry dough (recipe posted separately)
1 large onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 green pepper, chopped
1 stalk celery, diced
1 tablespoon parsley
1 large Tomato, chopped
1 piece hot pepper or 3 -5 drops Tabasco sauce
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 lb ground beef, seasoned with
1 bouillon cube
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/4 cup capers (optional)
1/4 cup stuffed olives, chopped
1/2 cup raisins
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Saute vegetables in oil.
Add beef and cook until well done.
Add bouillon cube, cumin, tomato paste and if necessary, a little water.
Stir to mix ingredients.
Simmer until bouillon cube is dissolved.
Add remaining ingredients.
You can do a taste test and make filling as spicy as desired.
Place 1 generous teaspoon of filling on round of Pastechi Pastry.
Fold rounds in half.
Seal and crimp edges.
Fry in hot oil till golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
(We like to dip our pastechis in ketchup, but they’re yummy plain too!).