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Tuna Pastels

3 hours

30 minutes

Medium difficulty



  • 11 oz of flour

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 1.8 oz of butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 glass of milk

  • 0.38 oz of baking powder

Tomato sauce:

  • 2 tomatoes

  • 3 onions

  • 3 cloves of garlic

  • 1 tbsp of tomato puree

  • Salt, pepper, chili powder

  • Parsley

  • 3 cans of tuna



In a large bowl, put the flour, baking powder, butter, salt and mix well. Beat the eggs, add the milk and then add it to the flour mixture. Knead everything for 10-15 minutes (if necessary, add flour) and let the dough rest for 1 hour 30 minutes. After resting the dough, spread it with a rolling pin on a table top coated with oil and make the shape you want using a cookie cutter or make squares with a knife. Cook the pastels in a very hot oil until a golden color is obtained.

Tomato sauce:

Put the oil in a pan and add the onions and the cloves of garlic, cut into squares. Add the spices, chopped parsley, and cook for a few minutes. Then add the tuna, the diced tomatoes and a tablespoon of tomato puree. Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.

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