Haitian Beef Patties Recipe

Haitian Beef Patties Recipe


We’re going to take you on a gastronomic tour of Haiti, where we’ll sample some delicious Haitian beef patties. Flaky pastry encasing a delicious filling, these patties are a favorite snack in Haitian cuisine. Come along as we explore the flavorful culture of Haiti and discover how to cook these delicious delights!

Haitian Beef Patties Recipe

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Two cups of all-purpose flour
One tsp salt
Half a cup of cold water
½ cup sliced and cooled butter
One pound of ground beef
One onion, chopped finely
two minced garlic cloves
One bell pepper, chopped finely
One teaspoon of thyme
One tsp of paprika
To taste, add salt and pepper.
One beaten egg (for the egg wash)
vegetable-based frying oil

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Getting the Dough Ready

Flour and salt should be combined in a large mixing dish.
Using your hands, work the cooled diced butter into the flour mixture until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Add the cold water gradually and stir until a dough forms.
On a surface dusted with flour, knead the dough until it’s smooth. Refrigerate it for a minimum of half an hour after wrapping it in plastic wrap.

 Filling Preparation

Heat some vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
Add the diced bell pepper, minced garlic, and chopped onion. Simmer until tender.
Using a spoon, break up the ground beef as it cooks until it turns brown in the skillet.
Add the paprika, salt, pepper, and thyme and stir. Simmer for a further two to three minutes.
Take out remove the filling from the stove and let it to cool fully.

 Putting the Patties Together

Turn the oven on to 375°F, or 190°C.
Roll each component of the cold dough into a ball after dividing it into equal parts.
Each dough ball should be rolled into a circle that is 1/8 inch thick.
Spoon a portion of the cold beef filling onto each dough circle’s lower half.
To create a semicircle, fold the remaining dough over the filling. To seal, firmly press the edges together.
For a decorative touch, crimp the edges of the patties with a fork.
For a golden finish, brush the patties’ tops with beaten egg.


The prepared patties should be put on a parchment paper-lined baking pan.

Haitian Beef Patties Recipe

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