Pa Pa OOOO Ma Ma MMMMpanadas

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Jane Whittaker

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@janenov46

Received an email from the folks at Taste of Home the end of Sept. They are considering featuring it in the Celebrations section of the Feb/March 2012. Wasn't good enough to win a contest, but they were interested in it.:(
The name was changed to football fest empenadas, and it was featured on their cover.
I put my own spin on this, seems like I can't leave well enough alone, and the reaults were really good.
These would be good for a light supper, or heartier appetizer for a super bowl party.
Serve these with sour cream, and the rest of the sal

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 pkg
    15 ounces each ready to bake rolled pie crusts
  • 16 oz
    jar black bean and corn salsa
  • 2 to 3 medium
    jalepenos seeded, and veins removed it you like mild,if you like heat, leave the seeds in.
  • 6 Tbsp
    frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 9 oz
    package southwest style carved chicken breast
  • 6 oz
    pepper jack cheese, grated
  • 1 small
    egg, beaten

How to Make Pa Pa OOOO Ma Ma MMMMpanadas

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  2. Dice the jalepenos and pepper jack cheese, chop the cilantro, and chop the chicken a little smaller.
  3. Mix 6 tablespoons of the salsa, corn, and lime juice in a large bowl.
  4. Add your jalepenos, cheese,and cilantro.
  5. Open pie crust up, and cut in half, then halve again.You should have 4 triangles of dough.
  6. Repeat for the rest of the pie dough.
  7. On one of the pie dough triangles, spread about 4 tablespoons of filling, leaving a small rim around the outside clear.
  8. Brush all around the edges with beaten egg, and top with another pie crust triangle.
  9. Seal all around with tines of a fork.
  10. Repeat for all the remaining pie crusts, you should have 8 empanadas.
  11. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes,or until golden.
  12. Serve with sour cream and the remainder of the salsa.

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About Pa Pa OOOO Ma Ma MMMMpanadas

Course/Dish: Poultry Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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