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Empanada Pork Filling


"This pork filling can be made way ahead of time to shorten the preparation time for empanadas. Use with recipe for Empanada Dough."
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1 h 35 m servings 67 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 1/2 cups)


  • Calories:
  • 67 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.4g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 19 mg
  • < 1%

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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  1. Cook the ground pork in a nonstick skillet over medium heat until completely browned, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a separate skillet over medium heat; cook the onion and garlic in the hot oil until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir the browned pork into the onion mixture; cook and stir another 5 minutes. Mix the potato, peas and carrots, and raisins into the pork; allow the mixture to cook together until the vegetables are completely tender, about 10 minutes. Allow the filling to cool completely before spooning into empanada dough.


  • Editor's Note
  • Try lola's recipe for Empanada Dough to make Filipino-style empanadas.

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Easy recipe to follow, i added adobo seasoning to it as well.

This was Delicious! ! I added some chopped jalapeno and onion. I used Grand biscuits that I flattened and used to fill them. Cilantro was also thrown in. I baked them up and served them with cre...

SO GOOD, doctored up a little

The raisins mixed with the meat reminded me of Indian food, so I added curry. I had to add a lot of salt and curry before the pork stopped tasting watery. I used a lot more raisins about 3 handf...

This was a great recipe, especially the filling. It calls for a bit of work dicing the ingredients, but well worth the time and effort. We weren't too impressed with the crust, but it worked oka...

I have never done empanadas but when I tried this, it was fairly easy and delicious. I used ground beef and made other with ground turkey since we don't eat pork. I added some chipotle saucd wit...