Breakfast Empanadas

Breakfast Empanadas Recipe

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Lynda Sweezey

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@mema5

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4..1 piece each
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Breakfast Empanadas

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 425. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
    Place pie crusts on prepared baking sheet.
  • 2Beat 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.
  • 3Spoon 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.
  • 4Brush 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.
  • 5Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden.

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