MINCE TORTILLAS

 Preparation time : 30 minutes

Cooking time       : 25 minutes

Serves                  :  8

Tortillas

2 cups finely ground cornmeal

2 cups plain flour

120 g  butter

1 cup water

Topping

1 tablespoon olive oil

300 grams chicken, lamb or pork mince

 150 grams Goa Sausage

2 large onions, chopped

2 medium green capsicum, seeded and chopped

1 cup tomato paste

2 cups grated Cheddar cheese

 1.  Preheat oven to moderate 180 degrees centigrade.  Brush two oven trays

     with oil.

2.  Place cornmeal, flour and butter in food processor. Using pulse action,

     press button for 30 seconds or until mixture is fine and crumbly.  Add     

     the water and process for 10 seconds or until mixture is combined to a

     soft dough.  Turn onto lightly floured surface and knead till smooth.

3.  Divide dough into 16 portions, roll each out to a 10 cm circle.  Place on

    oven trays and bake for 15 minutes.

4.  Heat oil in a heavy based pan, add mince and finely chopped Goa

     Ssausage and stir fry over medium heat for 10 minutes until well browned

      and all liquid has evaporated.  Add onion and capsicum and stir fry till

      vegetables are tender.

5.  Spread tortillas with tomato paste, top with mince mixture, sprinkle with

      cheese and bake for 10 minutes until lightly browned.

  April 2015