Adobe Empanadas

Adobe Empanadas

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A great alternative to fried empanadas. Great flavor and a nice addition of texture from the raisins and pine nuts.

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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • DOUGH

  • 1 pkg
    3-oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg
    8-oz. package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 2/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • FILLING

  • 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 3/4 lb
    ground pork
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp
    spicy seasoning salt
  • 1
    jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    8-oz. can tomato puree
  • 1/4 c
    pine nuts
  • 1/3 c
    raisins
  • 1
    egg, beaten (for sealing)

How to Make Adobe Empanadas

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, combine both packages of cream cheese, butter, and flour; beat until soft dough forms. Wrap in waxed paper and chill for 1 hour.
  2. In a large skillet, brown ground meats; then drain on paper towels. Return meat to skillet and add onion and saute. Add garlic, cumin, seasoned salt and jalapeno. Stir in tomato puree, pine nuts, and raisins. Simmer about 10 minutes.
  3. When dough chills, roll out 1/4 inch thickness and cut with a large biscuit cutter. Place a spoonful of the meat mixture on each dough round.
  4. With finger, dipped in beaten egg, spread egg around edges of dough, fold over and press edges with a fork. Place empadadas on a greased baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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About Adobe Empanadas

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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