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easy empanadas

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Recipe by
Amanda Forrest
Springdale, AR

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!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For easy empanadas

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can
    large buttermilk biscuits
  • 2 can
    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

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 2
    Cover counter with aluminum foil or parchment paper (for easy clean up).
  • 3
    Dust 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!
  • 4
    Brown ground beef and drain.
  • 5
    Add taco seasoning and cook as directed on package.
  • 6
    Spoon the taco meat into the centers of each biscuit and fold into half-circles.
  • 7
    Using a floured fork, pinch the edges of each biscuit closed and arrange on a shallow baking sheet.
  • 8
    Bake for 25 minutes or until empanadas are golden brown on top.
  • 9
    While the empanadas are baking, combine milk and nacho cheese soup in a small pan and heat til slowly bubbling. Set aside.
  • 10
    Dice the tomatoes and slice the avocados and set aside.
  • 11
    Once the empanadas are done baking, arrange on plate and generously top with nacho cheese soup.
  • 12
    Set 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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