Bit-o-kick Empanada Recipe

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Bit-O-Kick Empanada

Susan Sanner

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@sannerga

First time out got rave reviews from a culinary expert who always has "a suggestion". The only suggestion he had was that I give him my recipe. I took this as quite a compliment.


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Serves:

10 if you use can of 10 biscuits

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
lean ground beef or ground turkey
1/2 c
onions, chopped
1/2 c
red and green bell peppers, chopped
1 Tbsp
jalapenos, chopped **optional, depending on spiciness you desire
1/3-1/2 c
bbq sauce, i like a sweet and spicy, amt depends on how saucy you like it
1 can(s)
10 refrigerator biscuits - or homemade
4 oz
(1 cup) shredded pepper jack cheese

DIPPING SAUCE

1/2 c
sour cream or ranch dressing, if desired

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375
2
Saute onions, peppers and meat in skillet until cooked, stirring frequently, then drain.
3
Add barbecue sauce. Mix well. Remove from heat.
4
Roll biscuits into 6" rounds (divide dough and roll smaller for appetizer size)
5
Spoon meat mixture evenly onto 1/2 of round. Top with sprinkle of grated cheese.
6
Fold biscuit over filling and press edges to seal.
7
Place on ungreased baking sheet pan.
8
Bake 12-17 minutes or until golden brown.
9
Serve with dipping sauce, if desired. For main course, serve with a mexican rice or mexican salad, or both.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy