Sarina's Vegan Sweet Potato Pastelles
 
 
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Recipe type: holiday
Cuisine: Caribbean
Serves: 12-15
Ingredients
  • 2½ cups finely grated sweet potato
  • 2 medium-large onions, minced
  • 1 cup chopped chives
  • 2 pimento peppers, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped olives
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons margarine
  • 1 tablespoon browning
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
Instructions
  1. Combine first 8 ingredients (sweet potato through salt) in large mixing bowl.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium heat
  3. Add potato mixture, sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. Turn off heat
  5. Add water, margarine, browning, brown sugar and tomato paste.
  6. Stir to combine.
  7. Add raisins and olives.
  8. Stir to combine.
  9. Taste and adjust seasonings (especially salt and pepper) to suit.
  10. Proceed to fill pastelles as above :)
Recipe by TriniGourmet at https://www.trinigourmet.com/pastelles/