Creole Meat Pies
|Ground beef||1 Pound|
|Pepper red||To Taste|
|Onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Chopped green onion tops||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped parsley||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Flour||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
Combine ground beef, salt and pepper to taste, red pepper, onion, garlic, green onion and parsley with 1 teaspoon water.
Simmer, stirring occasionally, until beef is lightly browned and onion is tender.
Sift flour, soda and baking powder together; cut in short- ening until of consistency of coarse meal.
Stir in egg and milk; work dough until smooth and firm.
Divide dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll each ball to 1/8-inch thickness.
Place spoonful of meat on each circle.
Fold dough over beef mixture; seal edges.
Fry in deep fat until lightly browned.
Drain on absorbent toweling.