Easy Empanadas

Easy Empanadas Recipe

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Amanda Forrest


I don't remember where I got this recipe. I just know that it's easy and tastes great! Will have pictures up as soon as I can!

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10 Min
25 Min


1 lb
ground beef
1 pkg
taco seasoning mix
1 can(s)
large buttermilk biscuits
2 can(s)
nacho cheese soup
1 1/4 c
sour cream (optional)
diced tomatoes (optional)
shredded lettuce (optional)
sliced avocadoes (optional)
flour (for rolling out biscuits)

How to Make Easy Empanadas


  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2Cover counter with aluminum foil or parchment paper (for easy clean up).
  • 3Dust a thin layer of flour on foil and on your rolling pin and begin rolling out the biscuits until they're about 3" in diameter and set aside. Don't have a rolling pin? No problem just use a large drinking glass!
  • 4Brown ground beef and drain.
  • 5Add taco seasoning and cook as directed on package.
  • 6Spoon the taco meat into the centers of each biscuit and fold into half-circles.
  • 7Using a floured fork, pinch the edges of each biscuit closed and arrange on a shallow baking sheet.
  • 8Bake for 25 minutes or until empanadas are golden brown on top.
  • 9While the empanadas are baking, combine milk and nacho cheese soup in a small pan and heat til slowly bubbling. Set aside.
  • 10Dice the tomatoes and slice the avocados and set aside.
  • 11Once the empanadas are done baking, arrange on plate and generously top with nacho cheese soup.
  • 12Set out sour cream, diced tomatoes, shredded lettuce, and sliced avocados so each person can personalize their dishes with their favorite toppings! :)

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About Easy Empanadas

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy