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beef empanadas with sour cream sauce

Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

Quick and easy -- a great appetizer for your next gathering.

yield 8 -10
prep time 35 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For beef empanadas with sour cream sauce

  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 sm
    onion, minced
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/3 c
    golden raisins
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • salt and pepper
  • 2
    refrigerated rolled piecrusts
  • 1 lg
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    lime zest

How To Make beef empanadas with sour cream sauce

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until soft.
  • 2
    Add the beef to the skillet and cook until crumbly and no longer pink. Stir in raisins, ketchup, cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Using a 2 1/2 inch round cookie cutter, but out 24 circles from the pie crusts. Divide the beef mixture among the dough circles and brush the edges with water.
  • 4
    Fold dough circles in half and press edges with a fork to seal them. Place empanadas on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush dough with egg.
  • 5
    Bake until golden brown - approx. 20-25 minutes. While baking, mix sour cream with lime zest. Serve as a dipping sauce on the side.

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