Cubano Empanada

Raven Higheagle

By
@ravenhigheagle

Deli roast pork, bolo style ham, dill pickle, Swiss cheese all rolled into an empanada


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Rating:

Serves:

Serves 12

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

20 oz
swiss cheese
40 slice
dill pickle
20 oz
roast pork (deli roast pork)
20 oz
ham (bolo style)
20
pastry shells (6 inch diameter)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly dust flour on a bakery board.
2
Place shell on board and gently work around the edges slightly stretching the dough.
3
Layer all ingredients in pocket in center of the shell. Each empanada will be filled with 1 ounce Swiss cheese, 2 pickle slices, 1 ounce roast pork, 1 ounce ham (do not over fill)
4
Fold shell and first press edges together with fingers to make sure the empanadas are sealed. Then press edges of shell together with a fork to ensure filling does not cook out.
5
Gently place empanadas in hot oil and cook until golden brown (about 5-7 minutes). Let empanadas rest for 2-5 minutes before serving.
6
Serve with your favorite side to make an entrée or as is for appetizers.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Cuban
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids