Mexican Meat Pie Recipe

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Mexican Meat Pie
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  1. Remove the patty shells from the freezer and allowe to stand at room temp until soft enough to roll.
  2. Meanwhile, saute the beef, onion, and the garlic in butter over low heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the salt, pepper, thyme, cumin, chili powder, the chili sauce and the tomato.
  4. Reduce the heat to a simmer; cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Soak the raisins in boiling until until plump; drain well.
  6. Combine the meat mix, raisins, olives, and the eggs; set aside.
  7. Roll each patty shell on a flowered pastry cloth to a rectangle approximately 5 x 8 inches.
  8. Place 1/3 cup filling on one half of each rectrangle. Fold to form a turnover and seal with milk.
  9. Preheat oven to 450°F
  10. Place the turnovers on an ungreased cookie sheet and brush with milk.
  11. Place in the oven and immeadiately reduce the heat to 400 f; bake for 20 minutes or until well browned and puffed.
  12. Note: Patty Shells are small cups made of puff pastry that are meant to hold individual portions of savory fillings. Look for them in bakeries or among the frozen foods in supermarkets.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 178.75 Kcal (748 kJ)
Calories from fat 115.77 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.86g 20%
Cholesterol 109.04mg 36%
Sodium 752.74mg 31%
Potassium 219.89mg 5%
Total Carbs 1.9g 1%
Sugars 0.71g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.86g 3%
Protein 14.35g 29%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 4%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 32.9mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 181.43 Kcal (760 kJ)
Calories from fat 117.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.06g 20%
Cholesterol 110.67mg 36%
Sodium 764.02mg 31%
Potassium 223.18mg 5%
Total Carbs 1.93g 1%
Sugars 0.72g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.87g 3%
Protein 14.57g 29%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 4%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 33.4mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.5
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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