Pastelillos (My Way)

Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal


I use to own deli. I got a recipe for pastelillos from one of my employees and of course I had to change up. They were a hit, we used to make 100 in morning and were usually gone before closing. She begged me to tell her what I had done different. Now she uses my recipe! ;)


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20 Min
15 Min


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package goya discs (10 discs)
1 lb
ground beef
1 c
shredded mozz or cheddar cheese
1/2 can(s)
tomatoes and chiles
1 tsp
adobo powder
small chopped onion
pinch or 2 of sazon depending on how spicey

How to Make Pastelillos (My Way)


  • 1In pan fry ground beef and onion and drain. Add rest of ingredients. Set in bowl, line up meat mixture and discs.
  • 2I use icecream scoop so these are all even.
    I fill each disc and pinch close with fork.
  • 3After each are filled I store til ready for deep fryer.
    Fry for a min or so til golden brown on each side.
    Can be baked or fryed in frying pan of oil.
    I serve with sour cream for dipping.

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About Pastelillos (My Way)

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #goya, #spainish, #deepfry

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