Beef empanadas

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Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

An easy recipe for a quick week night supper.Source: Unknown

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Ingredients

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1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes with mild green chiles, well drained
1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1/2 cup shredded monterey jack cheese (2 oz)
1 egg, beaten

How to Make Beef empanadas

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 400°F. In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in chili powder, salt and tomatoes. Remove from heat
  • 2On ungreased large cookie sheet, unroll pie crusts. Spoon about 2 cups beef mixture onto half of each crust, spreading to within 1/2 inch of edge. Top each with 1/4 cup cheese.
  • 3Brush edge of each crust with beaten egg. Fold untopped half of each crust over filling; press edge with fork to seal. Cut slits in several places in top of each; brush with beaten egg.
  • 4Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges to serve.

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About Beef empanadas

Course/Dish: Beef




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