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These savory sachets are baked instead of fried for a low fat pastry that will delight. Perfect as a light breakfast, afternoon snack, or tasty appetizer, these turnovers are full of savory flavors. Substitute other vegetables for ham to make vegetarian. Purchase your pastry or make your own.


  • 1 package caldo verde (vegetable soup mix)
  • salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 150 grams ham
  • olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 35 sheets pastry (Samosa, or brick pastry)


  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Begin by blanching the green soup in 1/2 cup of boiling water, seasoned with salt, for about 5 minutes. (Use more water if necessary) Remove from heat.
  3. Simultaneously, boil the eggs for 11 minutes, and chop the ham into small pieces.
  4. Chop the cooked eggs.
  5. Heat olive oil in a frying pan on medium heat, add the finely chopped garlic cloves, and saute.
  6. Add the green broth, and stir.
  7. Add the ham, and the already chopped boiled eggs, and mix.
  8. Adjust the seasoning with salt, remove from heat, and let it cool for a little bit.
  9. Next, assemble the turnovers with the samosa pastry. The photos show how to work the dough so the turnovers don't open while baking.
  10. Place the turnovers on a baking tray, and bake the dough is golden brown.
  11. Serve right out of the oven for a crispy snack.
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Holly C. 29 May 2015
We used maple syrup for this recipe. After adding a dollop of plain yogurt on top, I sprinkled it with maple sugar. We enjoy this crumble out on the patio for an early morning breakfast with the birds or in the evening watching the fireflies! This is also good when I'm serving a light treat to guests I don't know well. Seems everyone likes this dessert!