Beef Turnovers (Empanadas)

Beef Turnovers (Empanadas)

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • Ingredients

  • 1/2 lbground beef
  • 1tablespoonolive oil
  • 2tablespoonssofrito sauce
  • 1packetsazon goya with coriander and annatto
  • 1/4 cuptomato sauce
  • 1teaspoonminced garlic or 2clovesgarlic, minced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/8 teaspoonblack pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoonoregano
  • 6largestuffed olives, diced
  • 1packagefrozen turnover dough( yellow or white)
  • oil( for frying)
  • Directions

  • In a skillet, heat oil on medium.
  • Stir in beef and cook until browned.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients, except discos and frying oil.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until mixture thickens.
  • Roll discos out to about 1/2-inch larger in diameter.
  • Spoon about 1 tbsp.
  • meat mixture into middle, fold over; moisten edges and seal with a fork.
  • Heat 2-1/2 inches of oil in a deep saucepan on medium.
  • Cook empanadas in batches, turning to brown on both sides.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Reviews

  • “I made these tonite. I was a bit scared, this being my first time frying ANYTHING but I have to say the experience was good. The filling was a bit too tomatoe-y for my taste so my quest for the perfect filling is still on..But overall a good empanada. Thanks! Also, I omitted the olives.”

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