Potato and tuna filo turnovers

    50 min

    A bit labour intensive and messy, but such a great idea for a crispy snack using ready made filo dough!


    Sofala, Mozambique
    4 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 350g potatoes, peeled and quartered
    • 2 eggs
    • 175g tuna in oil
    • 1 teaspoon capers, chopped
    • salt and pepper
    • 3 filo pastry sheets, plus melted butter for brushing sheets
    • butter as needed
    • oil for frying

    Prep:40min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Boil the potatoes and eggs. Once cooked, smash coarsely in a bowl and add in tuna, capers, salt and pepper
    2. Layer 3 sheets of filo pastry (brushing with melted butter in between) and cut into long rectangles.
    3. Place filling in one corner of the rectangle and fold into triangle.
    4. Deep fry quickly in a shallow pan and the flip over and fry other side.

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