MLA Middle Eastern Goat Pastries

  • Prep time 1Hr, 30Min
  • Cook time 20Min
  • Technique Stew
  • Meat Goat
  • Cut Ground
  • Serves 24

Middle Eastern Goat Pastries

Ingredients

Dough:
1 tablespoon active dry yeast
1 cup warm water
2 1/2 cups plain flour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon olive oil

Filling:
1 pound ground goatmeat
2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup chopped parsley

Method

For the Dough: Dissolve the yeast in the warm water for 5 minutes. Mix together flour and salt and stir in the yeast mixture with the oil. Knead and shape into a ball and allow to stand in a warm place until doubled in size, approximately 1 1/2 hours.

For the Filling: Sauté the onion until soft. Mix with the remaining ingredients.

Divide the pastry into 24 portions and roll out into 3 inch rounds.

Top each round with a spoonful of filling and enclose the filling to form a triangular pastry. Brush the pastries with oil and bake at 375°F for 15-20 minutes.

Serve with yogurt.