Beef Turnovers (Empanadas)

READY IN: 50mins
Top Review by Ang11002

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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