Juicy, savory - tantalizing to your taste buds
This easy lunch or dinner recipe has been tried and tested. Long Beach - Honduran Native - Modesta, shares her personal Pastelitos recipe with us for all to enjoy! Pastelitos are small turnovers made with a thin dough, similar to a pasta dough that is crimped at the edges and fried.
Can't wait to try it. Thank you! –M. L.
This mouthwatering dish is prepared with few ingredients and is a quick but delightful meal for the family, or parties.
1-1/2 lbs. Ground Beef1
1/2 cup diced red onions (optional)
2 potato's - diced into 1/2 inch cubes
3 tomatoes (optional)
8 preferably homemade Masa tortillas - or thin dough
2 garlic cloves, minced
Pinch salt / pepper to taste
1 cup shredded cabbage
2 tbsp. olive oil
Heat oil then brown the meat and potato's in skillet; Drain.
Add salt and other seasonings - to taste (onions and tomatoes optional)
place 2 tbsp. of the meat mix in center of dough
fold the dough over and fold tortilla in half - seal edges with a fork
deep-fry until crispy
Top with shredded cabbage