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Sfogliatelle with meat- Sicilian Tavola Calda

Sfogliatelle with meat- Sicilian Tavola Calda

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5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
Course Sicilian Street Food
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8


  • 2 frozen puff pastry sheets thawed
  • 350 g minced meat 12.4 oz
  • 250 ml tomato sauce 1 cup
  • 1 chopped heart celery
  • 1 medium chopped carrot
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • salt and pepper
  • 60 g peas 5 tbsps
  • extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsps
  • 1 beaten egg


  • Filling
  • Heat oil in a pan, add celery, carrot, and onion.
  • Cook for 10 minutes and add the meat Saute` over high heat, stirring constantly and grinding it with a fork.
  • Season it with salt and pepper. Add the tomato sauce and the cloves, stir it with a spoon.
  • Bring the mix to a boil, close the pan with the lid but remember to keep a little opening, and cook over a low flame for at least 2 hours till the sauce shrinks, 20 minutes before adding the peas and let it finish to cook.
  • Assembling
  • Thaw the dough in the fridge for 3 to 4 hours or follow the instructions on the box.
  • Roll out the puff pastry to a thickness less than 1/8 inches and make many squares.
  • Place the filling in a part of the square.
    Sfogliatelle with meat- Sicilian Tavola Calda
  • Brush the edges with the beaten egg, and cover with the other part of the square of puff pastry, pressing lightly to seal the edges well.
    Sfogliatelle with meat- Sicilian Tavola Calda
  • Brush the sfogliatelle with the beaten egg and bake in a preheated oven at 200°C (392°F) for 15-20 minutes.


Keyword sfogliatelle, tavola calda
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