Savoury Empanadas

Savoury Empanadas Recipe

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Karen Turnbough

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@KTurn620

Relatively labor-intensive, but can be fun to do with the kids or friends.

Originally a recipe card from Meijer, I went hog-wild tinkering with it, until it turned into this! Great as an entree, can also be used as an appetizer. I recommend serving them with a warmed dipping queso, but they're good without as well.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
dozens
Prep:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 lb
ground beef
1
small onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1 1/2 c
medium salsa
1 can(s)
corn, drained
2 c
shredded mexican blend cheese
2 (12 oz) pkg
refrigerated biscuit dough (10 rolls per pkg)

How to Make Savoury Empanadas

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large skillet combine beef, onions and cumin; cook, stirring, over medium heat until beef is browned; drain fat. Stir in salsa; simmer, uncovered, 7 minutes. Remove from heat; let cool slightly. Stir in cheese.
  • 2For each turnover, roll 1 biscuit to a 5-inch diameter. Spoon 2 tbsp of beef mix onto each biscuit. Fold dough in half over filling and pinch the edges to seal. Place turnovers on a baking sheet.
  • 3Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool slightly. Serve warm.
  • 4*OPTIONAL*
    Var. 1: Use 1 1/2 cup drained black beans instead of corn.
    Var. 2: Use 2 (12 oz) cans of refried beans instead of meat...just cook onions, then mix in beans and heat through.

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About Savoury Empanadas

Course/Dish: Beef, Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Mexican




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