New Year’s Party Bites IV

IV.  Sausage and White Bean Pastels Bites

Heat oven 350°F

  • 4-9″ pie crusts
  • 8 ounces chouriço or chorizo, cooked loose
  • 1 cup cooked white beans, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 2 tablespoons grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced celery

    Sausage and White Bean Pastels

    Sausage and White Bean

  • 2 cloves garlic, made to paste
  • 1 teaspoon each, kosher salt and  paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  1. Mix cooked sausage, mashed white beans, onions, carrots, celery and seasonings together until well combined.  Set aside.
  2. Cut 28 – 3″ circles from pie crusts
  3. Spoon a rounded tablespoon of sausage/bean filling on one side of circle
  4. Brush edges of other side of circle with heavy cream
  5. Fold empty side over filled side and using a fork, crimp and seal edges of pastel.
  6. Pierce each pastel with fork to allow steam to escape
  7. When all are filled, brush lightly with heavy cream and bake on parchment lined baking sheets, taking care to bake only to golden brown.
  8. Serve hot or at room temperature with sour cream as a dip.

© Barbara A. Ziegler 2013 All rights reserved


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One Response to New Year’s Party Bites IV

  1. bapa8160 says:

    One of my favorite Portuguese eats! Makes me cheer for my team in another language. Yum!

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