Bit-O-Kick Empanada

Bit-o-kick Empanada Recipe

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Susan Sanner


First time out got rave reviews from a culinary expert who always has "a suggestion". The only suggestion he had was that I give him my recipe. I took this as quite a compliment.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 if you use can of 10 biscuits
25 Min
15 Min


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1 lb
lean ground beef or ground turkey
1/2 c
onions, chopped
1/2 c
red and green bell peppers, chopped
1 Tbsp
jalapenos, chopped **optional, depending on spiciness you desire
1/3-1/2 c
bbq sauce, i like a sweet and spicy, amt depends on how saucy you like it
1 can(s)
10 refrigerator biscuits - or homemade
4 oz
(1 cup) shredded pepper jack cheese


1/2 c
sour cream or ranch dressing, if desired

How to Make Bit-O-Kick Empanada


  • 1Preheat oven to 375
  • 2Saute onions, peppers and meat in skillet until cooked, stirring frequently, then drain.
  • 3Add barbecue sauce. Mix well. Remove from heat.
  • 4Roll biscuits into 6" rounds (divide dough and roll smaller for appetizer size)
  • 5Spoon meat mixture evenly onto 1/2 of round. Top with sprinkle of grated cheese.
  • 6Fold biscuit over filling and press edges to seal.
  • 7Place on ungreased baking sheet pan.
  • 8Bake 12-17 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 9Serve with dipping sauce, if desired. For main course, serve with a mexican rice or mexican salad, or both.

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About Bit-O-Kick Empanada

Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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