Empanadas

5
Susan McGreevy

By
@smcgreevy

Nancy G. gave me this recipe. It was fantastic.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
ground beef
5
columbian or mexican chorizo links
2 large
onions, chopped
1 jar(s)
green olives with pimientos
cilantro (to your taste), chopped
3 cheese mexican - optional
10-20
empanada shells
1/2 Tbsp
onion powder
1/2 Tbsp
garlic powder
1/2 Tbsp
cumin
1/2 Tbsp
adobo powder
2
packets sazon:cilantro and achote blend
black pepper

How to Make Empanadas

Step-by-Step

  • 1Use a large skillet type pan. Take the chorizo links and ground them in a food processor. Add chop meat, ground chorizo, chopped onions, garlic, cilantro and brown.
  • 2Add spices, olives (chopped up) to browned meat. Cook over medium heat combined for 20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes so shells don't fall apart.
  • 3Spoon a couple of tablespoons of filling down the middle of the empanada shells. If you choose to, add cheese. Close shells with a fork.
  • 4Fry in hot oil carefully - takes about 2 minutes each. Turn to brown both sides.

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About Empanadas

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Hashtag: #chorizo