Pie dough of Puerto Rico

The international cuisine is without doubt very rich and varied, and although until recently we have seen some of the best recipes of Mexican Cuisine, we now begin to explain to you that they are some of the recipes that are featured in the cuisine of Puerto Rico. Today we explain how to prepare the traditional Pie Dough.


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Pie Dough of Puerto Rico:

The pie dough is one of the most traditional dishes in the cuisine of Puerto Rico. It is made with meat, although it is true that the recipe can vary depending on the area. Are cakes very tasty wrap with paper of banana.

For the filling:

1 Kilo pork 4 sweet peppers 4 leaves of culantro (not to be confused with Cilantro) 2 cloves of garlic 2 tbsp. of salt 500 grams of ham cook 1 green pepper 1 onion 1 can of chickpeas 1 tbsp. of olives or capers 1 cup. of peppers, salt and pepper to taste

For the dough:

3 pounds of yautia blanca 1 kilo lbs. of yautia or yellow potatoes 1 green banana, 250 grams of pumpkin 20 bananas green 2½ tbsp. salt 2 tzs. of warm milk 500 grams of lard achiote melted

35 banana leaves and paper * salt to taste * Rope to tie



For the filling

Cut the pork and ham into small pieces and fry until golden brown. Chop fine tiny onion,the garlic, the peppers, the peppers, the cilantro, the capers and add the combination to the meat. Let it cook on a slow fire. Add the chickpeas and the peppers morrónes cut into strips. When the meat is cooked, remove it from the fire.

For the dough:

Mix the yautías, the bananas, pumpkin, and banana. Add the salt and then the warm milk. Add the combination of butter with annatto until you move color to the dough.

To form the pastries:

Wet a little the leaves of the cake with the butter, achiote and put four tbsp. mass. Spread out to tune it a little. Add 2 tbsp. of meat over the dough along with a little of the broth from the meat. Wrap the cake with the banana leaf and the paper above. Juntalos two at a time, juntalos with the folds in front and left us. Colocalos the fire, in a container large water with salt to taste. When the water is boiling, add the cakes. Let them boil covered for 2 hours. After they have been cooked, remove from water immediately.

Video of Pie Dough from Puerto Rico: