Pastizzi and spiced tomato dipping sauce

Pastizzi and spiced tomato dipping sauce

Preparation time: 5mins  |  Cooking time: 35mins


x1 packet Pastizzi (frozen* available in assorted flavours at Tasman Butchers)

Dipping Sauce:

⅓ of cup onion finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 ½ tsp fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp hot paprika (or to taste)
¼ tsp cinnamon
1 pinch cayenne
1 pinch of ground cloves
1 tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tbsp of cider vinegar
400gram (15 ounce) can of tomatoes, chopped and the juice reserved
2 tbsp of brown sugar



  1. Preheat oven to 250°C
  2. Bake from frozen for approximately 20 - 25 mins, or until golden brown.

Dipping Sauce:

  1. In medium saucepan, saute onions, garlic and ginger over low heat until onion is translucent. Add spices and saute until fragrant (about 30 seconds).
  2. Stir in vinegar and simmer for about 1 minute.
  3. Add tomatoes, juice and brown sugar.
  4. Bring to the boil and simmer, stirring occasionally for about 30 minutes until sauce has thickened.
  5. Cool slightly and blend sauce in blender or food processor until smooth.
  6. Serve warm or at room temperature

* Subject to availability in selected flavours

Results may vary.