Turkey & Potatoes Empanadas with Salsa Verde

Josee Lanzi

By
@Josee_Lanzi

I used what I had on hand for a snack that would be filing and easy to eat perfect for game day as a snack and everyone loved them so I now always make these for game day!! This recipe can be easily doubled for a bigger crowd

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
What a great and unusual game day appetizer! The onion, cumin and fennel mixed with the turkey adds so much flavor to the stuffing. I really loved dipping these into the salsa verde. So yummy!

Ingredients

1/2 lb
ground turkey
1/3 c
onion chopped
1 tsp
cumin
1/4 tsp
fennel seeds
2
potatoes peeled, boiled & cubed
1 box
prepared pie crust
1
egg
1 c
salsa verde
1 c
sour cream

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven at 400 degrees. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper set aside.
2On stove top on medium high heat in a small non-stick pan sprayed with cooking spray add ground turkey, onion, cumin and fennel seeds. With a spatula break up meat while cooking and cook until meat is no longer pink. Let cool completely.
3In a mixing bowl mix the ground chicken with the chopped potatoes mix until well incorporated.
4Unroll pie crust and cut each into 4 pieces. Place 1/3 cup of turkey and potatoes mixture in the middle of each crust pieces. Fold crust over filling and pinch the edge to secure filing with a sharp knife make small cuts on top of each empanada to let steam escape and place on cookie sheet.
5Beat egg and brush each empanada with egg wash. Bake in oven 35 minutes. Let empanadas rest 5 minutes before serving with salsa Verde and sour cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Mexican