Excellent! I made this dough for my own samosa filling and it was quick, easy, and tasty. I made it in the food processor by processing the flour, salt, and butter and then adding the ice water and egg mixture. The dough worked perfecly, and I could roll it out many times with no trouble. This will be used again and again. Thanks for such a great and easy recipe.
This was quick and easy...I made it for a dinner party last night and they got rave reviews. I wasn't sure how thin to roll them out before stuffing, so mine might have a bit on the doughy side...but they were still loved by all. I made them using Weeknight Ground Beef Empanadas....and served Amy's Cilantro Cream Sauce as a topping. Yum!
I whipped up this dough easily enough. It seemed a bit salty but fried up perfectly! A little tip for those little left over scraps-my kids favorite part was the dough so I fried them up and let them munch on the crispy scraps. I filled it with spicy chicken, sauteed mushrooms-onion-garlic, shredded cheese and chunks of steamed potato. MMMmmm
DELICIOUS! I used Earth Balance vegetable shortening instead of butter and egg whites instead of whole egg. It turned out perfectly - crispy, flaky and flavorful - and the dough was so easy to handle. I stuffed it with curried chicken. I'll definitely use this recipe again!
I loved it. I made the dough and it came out perfect. I made my own filling of Spinach and Artichoke hearts and it came out so good. I had everyone in my dinner party asking for my recipe. Had to tell them it was not mine. I will be adding this to my book. Thanks for such a great recipe....
We have tried three different empanada recipes. We're still on the hunt for a filling we like, but we have landed on a winning dough recipe. Thank you, Kittencal! It even tastes good raw ... not that I would know anything about eating raw dough. ;)<br/><br/>We baked some of our empanadas in the oven and fried the rest. The fried tasted much more authentic, and sooo delicious. 400 degrees in canola oil worked for us. We just fried them until they reached a nice color.
After using this recipe several times with great success, for empanadas, 1 batch got interrupted at the dough stage. Next day, I experimented. Rolled thin, cut into ribbons and dropped into salted water or broth, this make perfectly acceptable noodles or "dumplings" This from a home-made chicken and dumplings fan. Another great Kittencal recipe.
I tried this recipe last nite and absolutely loved it. I'm usually not that good making doughs or breads but this was easy and delicious. I filled them w beef but this dough would be great w anything you like, next time I'll try a green chili chicken 'n cheese filling. Plus I could totally see how this dough would work for samosas like a previous reviewer mentioned. Thanks for the great recipe and I'll be passing it on to my friends!
Very workable & fast - put ours in the freezer for 30 minutes 7 used 1/2 while the second half chilled more. keeper! Thanks for posting!
Nice dough and easy put together. I filled it with mixture of chicken,onion,carrots and zucchini. Thank you