Meat and Potato Pie (Pastel de Papas). Ground beef, mashed potatoes, tomatoes, and Chilean cheese are combined to create this Latin American comfort food. Reviews for: Photos of Chilean Potato Pie (Pastel de Papas). This is a traditional dish from Argentina.
Boil the potatoes until soft enough to mash. Chop the onions into long thin slices and cook the onion together with the ground beef in a heated pan with After the potatoes are cool enough, with a potatoe masher, mash them completely to take out as many chunks as possible. Use the potatoes to make normal mashed potatoes to your taste (peel, boil until tender, strain, and mash with milk, butter, and some salt to taste). You can cook Meat and Potato Pie (Pastel de Papas) using 19 ingredients and 32 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Meat and Potato Pie (Pastel de Papas)
- Prepare of Potato puree:.
- It’s 2.2 pounds of white potatoes.
- You need 8 tablespoons of butter (4 oz.) (room temperature).
- It’s of Salt and pepper (to taste).
- You need 100 ml of milk (room temperature).
- Prepare 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg.
- It’s 2 of egg yolks.
- Prepare 1 of egg.
- You need of Meat Filling:.
- You need 1.8 oz of ground beef.
- Prepare 2 of big onions chopped.
- Prepare 1 of big red bell pepper chopped.
- You need 2 of garlic cloves chopped.
- You need 1 tablespoon of paprika.
- Prepare 1/2 tablespoon of ground cumin.
- Prepare 1/8 teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
- You need 1 cube of beef bouillon.
- It’s 8 tablespoons of crushed tomatoes.
- It’s 4 of boiled eggs chopped.
After the seasonings are well mixed into the meat, you can put the pastel together. Grease two pizza pans or one cookie sheet. A potato (papa) and meat dish that you want to eat all day long ! Peel and boil potatoes until done.
Meat and Potato Pie (Pastel de Papas) instructions
- Potato puree ingredients:.
- Peel the potatoes, wash and cut in fourths.
- In a cacerole put water, potatoes and salt, cook it in high temperature until boils, lower the heat and let it simmer for 15 minutes or until tender, put the potatoes in a colander to drain the water.
- Place it in a large bowl.
- Add butter.
- Mash the potatoes until you achieve the consistency of a puree.
- Add salt and pepper to taste, mix.
- Add milk, mix.
- Add nutmeg.
- Mix well, set a side.
- Meat Filling ingredients:.
- In a small pot, boil the eggs, let it cool and chop, set a side.
- Put oil in a large skillet and heat it to a medium temperature.
- Add onions, red bell peppers and cook it until onions are translucent.
- Add garlic cloves cook it for 2 minutes.
- Add paprika, ground cumin, cayenne pepper.
- Beef bouillon cube (crush), mix well.
- Add the ground beef.
- Mix well, cook it for 10 minutes.
- Add the crushed tomatoes.
- Mix, cook it for 5 minutes, taste to adjust the salt.
- Mix the chopped eggs with the meat filling.
- To arrange the Pie:.
- Preheat the oven at 375 degrees fahrenheit.
- In an oven dish, sprayed with cooking oil.
- Lay 1 cm layer of potato mixture.
- Empty all the meat filling onto the potato layer, spread the mixture evenly.
- Cover it with another layer of potato, wich should be almost equal to the layer of beef filling.
- Make waves on the top of the potato layer with a fork so that it toasts a little.
- Place it in the oven and cook it for 30 minutes on bake and then 4 minutes on broil.
Use half mashed potatoes to line pan. Cook the potatoes in salted water until tender. When the meat is tender, remove the pan from the heat. Ladle some of the liquid from the meat into a jug to cool. Mix together the gravy granules and meat extract, and gradually add to the cooled liquid, mixing in thoroughly.