A Brazilian street food snack similar to an empanada.

  • Serves: 10 people
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Spanish
    • Organic

    Pastel

    Recipe Information

    Ingredients
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    240g Plain flour

    1 Egg

    1 tbsp vegetable oil

    1 tsp Salt

    75ml Water

    80g Chorizo slices

    100g Grated mozzarella

    1 Red onion

    1 handful Parsley, finely chopped

    Method

    In a large bowl mix the flour, egg, vegetable oil, salt and water to form a dough.

    Mix well - the dough should be soft but not sticky - add more flour if it is sticky or more water if it is too dry.

    Finely chop the red onion and fry in a pan with the chorizo until the onion is soft. When cool add the mozzarella cheese and the parsley.

    Roll the dough out until half a centimetre thick. Cut out discs of 10cm diameter; in each circle place a tablespoon of filling into the middle and wet the edges fold the dough over to make a half moon and seal the edges using a fork.

    Repeat until all the dough and filling is used up.

    Bake in a hot oven at 220oC/425oF/Gas Mark 7 for 20 minutes Or Deep fry at 180oC for 2-3 minutes.

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