Cubano Empanada

Raven Higheagle


Deli roast pork, bolo style ham, dill pickle, Swiss cheese all rolled into an empanada

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Serves 12
5 Min
15 Min
Deep Fry


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20 oz
swiss cheese
40 slice
dill pickle
20 oz
roast pork (deli roast pork)
20 oz
ham (bolo style)
pastry shells (6 inch diameter)

How to Make Cubano Empanada


  • 1Lightly dust flour on a bakery board.
  • 2Place shell on board and gently work around the edges slightly stretching the dough.
  • 3Layer all ingredients in pocket in center of the shell. Each empanada will be filled with 1 ounce Swiss cheese, 2 pickle slices, 1 ounce roast pork, 1 ounce ham (do not over fill)
  • 4Fold shell and first press edges together with fingers to make sure the empanadas are sealed. Then press edges of shell together with a fork to ensure filling does not cook out.
  • 5Gently place empanadas in hot oil and cook until golden brown (about 5-7 minutes). Let empanadas rest for 2-5 minutes before serving.
  • 6Serve with your favorite side to make an entrĂ©e or as is for appetizers.

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About Cubano Empanada

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Cuban
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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