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Picadillo Pastries

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  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Pine nuts 1 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced or pressed
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Catsup 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  9 inch double crust pie pastry 1

Melt butter in a frying pan over medium heat.
Add pine nuts and cook, stirring, until lightly toasted.
Remove from pan and set aside.
Crumble ground beef in a frying pan over medium heat; add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until meat is browned and onion is limp.
Stir in raisins, cinnamon, cloves, salt, catsup, and nuts.
Heat, stirring, until hot throughout; set aside.
Meanwhile prepare pastry using your own recipe or a packaged pie crust mix.
Divide dough in half.
Roll each half into a 9 by 12-inch rectangle; spoon half the filling along one long side.
Starting with that side, roll up jelly-roll fashion, moistening edge with water to seal.
Tuck in ends and pinch to seal.
Cut across roll in 1-inch-thick slices and place cut side up on a lightly greased baking sheet.
Repeat with remaining pastry and filling.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
Serve warm or cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2075 Calories from Fat 902

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 103 g158.1%

Saturated Fat 35.1 g175.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 292.3 mg97.4%

Sodium 2185.2 mg91.1%

Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.7%

Dietary Fiber 16.2 g65%

Sugars 115.6 g

Protein 110 g219.2%

Vitamin A 23.1% Vitamin C 45.6%

Calcium 16.8% Iron 72%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Picadillo Pastries Recipe