Empanadas

Empanadas

Based on 72 ratings
Team

Team

Editorial Team at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

90 min

Baking

25 min

Resting

20 min

Ingredients

2Servings
160 g
all-purpose flour
tsp
salt
36 ml
vegetable oil
52 ml
milk
shallots
¼ clove
garlic
4 g
cilantro
chili (red)
80 g
ground meat (e. g. lamb, beef, pork)
40 g
tomatoes (canned)
20 g
kidney beans (canned)
20 g
sweet corn (canned)
tsp
cumin
¼
egg
salt
pepper
flour for work surface
vegetable oil for frying
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Utensils

plastic wrap, stand mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks, cutting board, knife, large saucepan, spatula, oven, round cutter, rolling pin, pastry brush

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Nutrition per serving

Cal626
Fat30 g
Protein21 g
Carb69 g
  • Step 1/7

    Combine flour, salt, and vegetable oil using a stand mixer with a dough hook. Gradually add milk and beat until incorporated. Continue to knead by hand until a smooth, elastic dough forms. Cover with plastic wrap, transfer to fridge, and allow to set for approx. 30 - 40 min.
    • 160 g flour
    • tsp salt
    • 36 ml vegetable oil
    • 52 ml milk
    • plastic wrap
    • stand mixer or hand mixer with dough hooks

    Combine flour, salt, and vegetable oil using a stand mixer with a dough hook. Gradually add milk and beat until incorporated. Continue to knead by hand until a smooth, elastic dough forms. Cover with plastic wrap, transfer to fridge, and allow to set for approx. 30 - 40 min.

  • Step 2/7

    Finely dice shallot, mince garlic, and roughly chop cilantro. Cut chili into fine slices.
    • shallots
    • ¼ clove garlic
    • 4 g cilantro
    • chili
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Finely dice shallot, mince garlic, and roughly chop cilantro. Cut chili into fine slices.

  • Step 3/7

    Heat some vegetable oil over medium heat in a large saucepan. Add onions and garlic and sauté for approx. 2 - 3 min. until translucent. Then add minced meat and continue to cook for approx. 3 - 4 min. until lightly browned. Avoid too much stirring to keep the meat juicy and flavorful.
    • 80 g ground meat
    • large saucepan
    • spatula

    Heat some vegetable oil over medium heat in a large saucepan. Add onions and garlic and sauté for approx. 2 - 3 min. until translucent. Then add minced meat and continue to cook for approx. 3 - 4 min. until lightly browned. Avoid too much stirring to keep the meat juicy and flavorful.

  • Step 4/7

    Then, add tomatoes, kidney beans, and sweet corn. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and cumin. Continue to cook for approx. 3 - 4 min.
    • 40 g tomatoes
    • 20 g kidney beans
    • 20 g sweet corn
    • tsp cumin
    • salt
    • pepper

    Then, add tomatoes, kidney beans, and sweet corn. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and cumin. Continue to cook for approx. 3 - 4 min.

  • Step 5/7

    Remove from heat and add chopped cilantro. Stir to combine and set aside.

    Remove from heat and add chopped cilantro. Stir to combine and set aside.

  • Step 6/7

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Lightly flour work surface. Roll dough into a thin layer with a rolling pin. Using a dough cutter, cut out rounds.
    • flour for work surface
    • oven
    • round cutter
    • rolling pin

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Lightly flour work surface. Roll dough into a thin layer with a rolling pin. Using a dough cutter, cut out rounds.

  • Step 7/7

    Whisk egg. Then, divide filling evenly among rounds, spreading it over half of each and leaving a border. Brush border of bottom with egg wash and fold over top part to enclose the filling. Tightly seal edges with finger tips and crimp using a fork. Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 25 - 30 min. until golden brown. Enjoy warm or cold.
    • ¼ egg
    • pastry brush

    Whisk egg. Then, divide filling evenly among rounds, spreading it over half of each and leaving a border. Brush border of bottom with egg wash and fold over top part to enclose the filling. Tightly seal edges with finger tips and crimp using a fork. Transfer to preheated oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 25 - 30 min. until golden brown. Enjoy warm or cold.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Empanadas

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