Sweet & Spicy Empanadas

Prep Time:
40 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes
32 Turnovers



1poundlean ground pork,

1mediumwhite onion, chopped,

1cupFrontera JalapeƱo Cilantro Salsa,

1/2cupeach chopped green olives & raisins,

2tablespoonsdark brown sugar,


2(15 ounce) packagesrefrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts per package),

1largeH-E-B Egg,

2tablespoonsH-E-B Milk,


1Cook pork and onion in a large skillet set over Medium heat about 10 minutes; use edge of coooking spoon to break into small bits during cooking. Add salsa, olives, raisings, brown sugar and salt; stir and cook until heated. Set aside to cool.

2Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

3Roll out each crust on a lightly floured work surface to a thickness of 1/16th of an inch. Cut out 8 3-inch circles from each sheet of dough (32 circles total). Place about 1 tablespoon of filling in center of each circle. Brush edges of circles lightly with water; fold dough over and press edges together with a fork to seal. Place on lightly greased baking sheets.

4Beat egg with milk in a small bowl. Brush tops of empanadas with egg mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and coarse salt.

5Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm

Nutritional Information

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