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Cherry tomatoes and caramelized sesame seeds


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  • 1 pound cherry tomatoes
  • scant 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons sesame seeds


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Wash and dry cherry tomatoes and then plant a toothpick in the middle of each.

Step 2

Then put the sugar in a small pan and let heat until an amber caramel.

Step 3

Take the cherry tomatoes by the toothpick and dip them quickly in caramel. Plunge them immediately into the sesame seeds until the caramel hardens. Reserve.

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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Cute idea for party appetizers! Totally making these.

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