Beef Empanadas Recipe

Beef Empanadas Recipe

"Empanadas made easy! Individual biscuits are filled with spicy ground beef and folded to seal in the filling while they bake. Great served with sour cream or a mango-peach salsa."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 547 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 547 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 31.5 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 49g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 18.8 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 1371 mg
  • 55%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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Directions

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  1. Brown ground beef.
  2. Add tomato sauce, chilies, garlic, cheese, salt and pepper.
  3. Pat out each biscuit on cookie sheet and put about 2 tablespoons of beef mixture on each biscuit.
  4. Fold biscuits in half and seal the edges by crimping the dough by hand or with a fork.
  5. Brush top of empanadas with egg and bake for 15 minutes at 375 degrees F.
  6. Optional: Serve with sour cream or a mango-peach salsa on the side.

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Most helpful positive review

This was my first trying empanadas. These turned out great! I added yellow onions and green chili peppers that were in a can. Real easy to make!

Most helpful critical review

The filling on these was good, but I added onion and jalepeno as well. I agree with others about this being slightly misleading and not like any empanada I've ever had. That being said, this i...

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This was my first trying empanadas. These turned out great! I added yellow onions and green chili peppers that were in a can. Real easy to make!

I really wasn't sure how to rate this. Our family loved it however I made several changes by combining several recipes I found. Sorry if this is long winded but here is what I did. First I ma...

This was great! The filling was perfect and the biscuit dough made it so easy. The recipe kept in my refrigerator for a few days without spoiling too!

It was great!

This was a fun recipe to make, my first time and so simple. I used Jumbo biscuits, added chopped onion, chili powder and a bit of cumin to the meat mixture. It made a lot of empanadas! Froze ...

The filling on these was good, but I added onion and jalepeno as well. I agree with others about this being slightly misleading and not like any empanada I've ever had. That being said, this i...

The filling is really great! The only trouble I had with the recipe was the biscuit dough. When I tried to fold the dough over the filling, I got holes in the dough. Next time I will try the ...

Served this at a party and everyone loved it. Only complaint is that it leaked a bit - so be sure to seal tightly.

would I be able to fry these in oil instead of baking them? I might try it this week and see how they come out.

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