Thursday, June 4, 2009


Want a delicious idea for snack? These pasteizinhos! If you don't like to fry or wanna give some break for frying, this is the perfect pastel. So light, the dough resembles puff pastry, and it's completely unnecesary fill with meat to have a scrumptuos filling! Pick all ingredients and let's do it!

300g flour
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 tsp salt
200g cold butter
2 egg yolks
100ml plain yogurt

Filling1/2 diced onion
1 smashed garlic glove
1 seedless diced tomato
1/2 cup grated carrot
3 tbsp requeijão
100g cubed mozarella
Pepper (optional)

Sift flour, cornstarch and salt. Rub with your fingertips in the butter. Add egg yolks and gradually the yogurt. Don't work so much the dough. Make a ball, cover and set aside for 15 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
Roll out the dough and cut into round shapes. Spoon a little filling and carefully close the pastéis. Wash with egg yolk dissolved in a little water. Bake for about 20 minutes.

FillingFry in a little oil the onion and garlic. Add tomato and fry. Remove from heat and add requeijão, grated carrot and spices and mix. Add mozzarella Cool lightly before fill the pastéis.

Serve: 28 pasteizinhos.

Recipe from here.


  1. This look adorable! Compliments Talita. Kisses!

  2. Thanks for the link for requeijão. I had never heard of it before. These sound scrumptious!


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