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For the Masa: In a large bowl mash sweet potatoes with a potato masher (a food processor will make them gummy)

  • Masa (Dough):
  • 8 oz. sweet potato, cooked
  • 1-1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Relleno (Filling):
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (or dende oil)
  • 1/2 a small onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic, mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon bay leaf, finely crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoon cilantro or parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 2 thai green chilies or 1 small jalapeno, minced (optional)
  • 8 oz. shrimp, peeled and deveined, chopped fine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten with 1 tablespoon water
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Empanadas: Heat oven to 375ºF

  • Homemade Pie Dough:
  • 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup Buffalo wing sauce
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT ROKA Blue Cheese Dressing
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 2 recipes Easy Homemade Pie Dough
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup butter
4.5/5 (31 Votes)

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Yield: 26 to 28 appetizer-sized empanadas Prep Time: 1 hr Cook Time: 25 min These are a classic Argentine beef emp...

  • FILLING:
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion (about 1 medium)
  • 1 cup finely chopped green bell pepper (about 1 large)
  • 1 can green chilis
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef (use 85% lean, not the super-lean)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup pimento-filled green olives, sliced
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • several dashes of hot sauce, to taste
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • PASTRY:
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese, at room temperature (don’t use low fat)
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling the dough
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • lime wedges, for serving
4.3/5 (44 Votes)

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Recipe source: Ladies Home Journal - June 2014; Author Diana Bosse's article: "Dad's Secret Recipe"

  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1 red or green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 2 Tbsp. raisins
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 1/2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dried parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. slivered almonds
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped green olives with pimientos
  • 2/3 cup diced tomatoes with green chiles, such as Rotel
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 recipe Empanada Dough
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Empanada Dough
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/3 cups shortening
  • 2/3 cup ice water
4.6/5 (9 Votes)

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  • For the dough:
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 lb cold vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 cup ice water, more if needed
  • For the filling:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large white onion
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup raisins, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green olives, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
4.5/5 (10 Votes)

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Brown ground beef and onion in the olive oil

  • 1 lb browned ground beef
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/8 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/8 cup green olives, sliced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1-1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4-1/2 jalapeño, minced (optional)
  • 1 cup combination Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 box pie dough
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying
  • Salt and pepper to taste
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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http://www.djfoodie.com/Baked-Empanadas

  • Dough:
  • 2 cup (224g) almond flour
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) baking soda
  • 2 large (100g) eggs
  • 3 tbsp (40.5g) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup (28g) coconut flour (for dusting)
  • Filling:
  • 1 tbsp (14g) butter
  • 1 tbsp (14g) olive oil
  • 2 cups (400g) peeled and diced kabocha squash cubes (substitution = acorn, buttercup, delicata, pumpkin, sweet potato)
  • 1 cup (100g) parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup (28.4g) real bacon bits
  • salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste
4.3/5 (10 Votes)

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A healthy, baked recipe for both sweet and savory empanadas

  • Savory Empanada Dough Ingredients(makes 11):
  • 3 TBSP vegan butter
  • 1 1/2 TBSP olive oil
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • Savory Empanada Filling Ingredients:
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 13 grape tomatoes
  • 2 small chopped purple garlic cloves
  • 1 medium portabella, chopped
  • 1-2 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 TBSP butter
  • 2 TBSP dehydrated veggie soup mix
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 TBSP white wine
  • Sweet Empanada Dough Ingredients (makes 11):
  • 3 TBSP vegan butter
  • 1 1/2 TBSP canola oil
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 TBSP sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • Sweet Empanada Filling Ingredients (yields leftovers!):
  • 3/4 lb sweet potato (steamed for 20-25 minutes in steamer)
  • 2 TBSP honey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • (top with cinnamon and sugar)
  • 1 TBSP melted butter, to cover all of the empanadas with.
4/5 (2 Votes)

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In a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, cheddar cheese, chopped green onions, jalapeno and cilantro, garlic powd...

  • 1 box of Refrigerated Pie Crust
  • 2 rolls
  • 1 cup shredded rotisserie Chicken
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped Green Onion/Scallions
  • 1/2 ccup chopped Cilantro
  • 2 chopped Jalapeno, seeds and membrane removed
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground Cumin
  • 2 tsp Hot Sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Egg wash (1 egg whisked with 1 Tablespoon water)
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 tsp chopped Green Onion/Scallion
  • 1/2 cup chopped Cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp smoked Paprika
  • Salt to tasteIn a large bowl, combine shredded chicken, cheddar cheese, chopped green onions, jalapeno and cilantro, garlic powder, ground cumin, hot sauce and salt and pepper. Mix well.
4.5/5 (2 Votes)

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NUTRITION INFORMATION Yield: 10 servings, Serving Size: 1 empanada Amount Per Serving: Freestyle Points: 2 Po...

  • Dough:
  • 1/2 pound 93% ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/4 small onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon bell pepper, minced
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 ounces canned tomato sauce (1/4 can)
  • 5 tbsp part-skim shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 cup (5 oz) unbleached all purpose or whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (make sure it’s not expired or it won’t rise)
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt (use less if using table salt)
  • 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt (use Stonyfield or Fage, not regular yogurt, not Chobani, it will be too sticky)
  • 1 whole egg, beaten
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