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Empanada Recipe

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This is the recipe for Filipino empanada. Empanadas in the Philippines usually contain ground beef, pork, or chicken, potatoes, chopped onions, and raisins.


4 - 6

Cooking Ingredients

  • 1 package ( 14 oz ) frozen puff pastry dough
  • 3/4 lb. ground chuck or lean pork
  • 1 medium potato, pare and dice
  • 3/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoon of raisins ( this is optional )
  • 2 tablespoon of diced red sweet pepper
  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 tablespoon of oil

Cooking Instructions

  • Saute garlic and onion in hot oil and add meat and saute until meal is brown. Add potatoes, seasonings and red pepper and cook until potatoes are tender.
  • Remove from heat, drain excess fat, add raisins, and let cool.
  • Roll pasty to 1/8 inch thickness and cut into 4 inches squares
  • Take a piece of dough, wet edges with water, place a spoonful of filling on one side of dough, fold the other side over to form a triangle
  • Press edges with fork tines to seal.
  • Arrange turnovers on cookie sheet and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime, preheat oven to 400 degree F
  • Bake in preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes.

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