breakfast empanadas

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a recipe by
Lynda Sweezey
Charlotte, MI

You can add Jalapeno's or whatever you like. You can use whatever meat you like..Canadian Bacon,Sausage(VERY well drained) etc.

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serves 4..1 piece each
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For breakfast empanadas

  • 1 pkg
    (15oz) refrigerated pie crusts..cut into halves to make 4 semi circles
  • 9
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • dash of black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 lb
    bacon(about 10 slices),crisp-cooked and cut into 1/4
  • 2 c
    (8oz)mexican-style cheese,divided
  • 4 Tbsp

How To Make breakfast empanadas

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Place pie crusts on prepared baking sheet.
  • 2
    Beat 1 egg and water in a small bowl until well blended;set aside. Beat remaining eggs,salt and pepper in medium bowl until well blended. Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add butter; tilt skillet to coat bottom. Sprinkle bacon evenly in bacon. pour eggs into skillet and cook 2 minutes without stirring. Gently start stirring until eggs form large curds and are still slightly moist. Transfer to plate to cool.
  • 3
    Spoon one fourth of the cooled scrambled egg mixture onto half of each pie crust. Reserve 1/4 cup cheese;sprinkle remaining cheese evenly over eggs. Top with salsa.
  • 4
    Brush inside edges of each semicircle with the reserved egg-water mixture. Fold dough over top of egg mixture and seal edges with fork. (flour fork tines to prevent sticking,if necessary.) Brush tops of Empanadas with remaining egg-water mixture and sprinkle with reserved 1/4 cup cheese.
  • 5
    Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden.

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