Meatball Pastry Pie

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour
  • 4 servings

Sure, this may not be your regular pie, but that’s not a reason not to try it. How to make it? You need to shape some meatballs, and wrap them using a thin pastry strip. Then you lay all of the meatballs in a honeycomb pattern, and top everything with some mozzarella and cherry tomatoes. It may not be the best meal for your diet, but it sure is savory!

Ingredients Needed for Meatball Pastry Pie

1 pound ground beef
salt
pepper
½ cup parmesan, shredded
1 puff pastry sheet, thawed
3 eggs
6 ounces of mozzarella
12 cherry tomatoes, halves

How to Cook Meatball Pastry Pie

  1. Place the ground beef into a large bowl.
  2. Season with salt, pepper, and add the shredded parmesan.
  3. Break two eggs and add them into the bowl. Mix it with a tablespoon until smooth. Separately, whisk the other egg.
  4. Pinch off a piece of meat out of the mixture and shape it into a 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick ball. Continue until you’ve used all of the mixture.
  5. Preheat the oven to 360°F/180°C.
  6. Slice the pastry into 0.4 inch (1 cm) thick strips.
  7. Use the pastry strips, wrapping them around the meatballs. You can use one strip to wrap multiple meatballs.
  8. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  9. Place a cooking ring in the middle of the tray. Lay the pastry wrapped meatballs around the cooking ring, making the pie look like a honeycomb.
  10. Bake the pastry pie for the next 30 minutes.
  11. Take it out of the oven and top it with mozzarella and halved cherry tomatoes.
  12. Bake the pie for the next 10 minutes!

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