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Sweet & Spicy Empanadas




Quick and easy


Prep Time:

40 minutes

Cook Time:

15 minutes


32 Turnovers


1  pound  lean ground pork

1  medium  white onion, chopped

1  cup  Frontera JalapeƱo Cilantro Salsa

1/2  cup  each chopped green olives & raisins

2  tablespoons  dark brown sugar

1  teaspoon  salt

2  (15 ounce) packages  refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts per package)

1  large  H-E-B Egg

2  tablespoons  H-E-B Milk


Cook 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.

Heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Roll 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.

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

Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm
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Created 07/31/2009
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