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Tasty samosas stuffed with spinach, onion and potato

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    • 2 medium potatoes
    • 1 onion
    • 100g Spinach
    • 1 chili
    • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • Empanada dough


  1. Cook the potatoes in boiling water and let cool.
  2. Once cold, peel and dice.
  3. In a frying pan, saute the finely chopped onion and add the cooked, diced potato.
  4. Add julienned Spinach, finely chopped chilli and the two teaspoons of cumin.
saute and allow to cool.
  5. Fill the dough with this mixture, seal well and fry in batches in hot oil, making sure they don't stick to the frying pan.
Drain on absorbent paper and serve immediately.


Traditionally, these are made with a chickpea or flour-based dough, salt and oil or clarified butter. But you can also use puff pastry.


  1. wilma craft   27.03.2014

    what type of chili and how much oil do u use to sautee. also what is the sauce pictured on the side and how do you make it

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  3. Karen gagnon   27.03.2014

    I would like the sauce recipe as well

  4. Danette Miller   27.03.2014

    What is the recipe for the sauce? It looks GREAT!!!

  5. Sylvia   27.03.2014

    Empanada dough is good but even easier are medium size flour tortillas cut in 3 inch strips

  6. GINA   27.02.2012

    HOW DO YOU MAKE Empanada dough??

  7. dorene   27.02.2012

    Try this yummy receipt

  8. Nicole H   18.01.2011

    What kind of sauce is that on the side? Would love that recipe too! :)

  9. Delicooks   31.12.2010

    Your so right, its two teaspoons of cumin. Thank you so much for your feed back.

  10. Judith Inge   31.12.2010

    It says 2 tablespoons of cumin in the ingredients list but 2 teaspoons of cumin in the method, step 4. Which is correct, please?

  11. Zenobia   30.12.2010

    Looks great. Next time, do try spinach, tomato and feta. Hmmm.

  12. Mei Teng   26.12.2010

    Great looking samosas.

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