Empanadas de Honoro (Beef Turnovers)

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Marinate beef in a glass bowl with the juice of lemon and lime, 2-3 sprigs of oregano and chili to taste for at least 4 hours, or overnight. Sift flour with baking powder and salt; beat eggs, warm the milk, melt the shortening and add.
  2. Mix to make a stiff dough, cut into 20 pieces and roll each into a small circle. (Alternately, use frozen pastry.) Chop (not grind) the meat. Chop the onions and fry in the oil; mix in spices, salt to taste, and beef.
  3. Saute until meat turns grey.
  4. Place a spoonful of mixture on each dough circle; add slices of egg, olive and raisins.
  5. Fold in two, brush edges with milk and seal.
  6. Bake in a 400 degree F oven until lightly browned.


Most Helpful

These were pretty good. I'd never had them before, much less made them and they were pretty easy and very tasty. The lemon/lime marinade is great.

Miss Erin C. October 25, 2001

Very good! I couldn't resist adding some cooked diced potatoes to the meet mixture because every empanada that I've had also had potatoes. The raisins add a unique flavor. These freeze and reheat well too.

SheryllJ July 15, 2007

Pretty good! I skipped the extra egg yolk in the batter because it was already really wet. These went well with my "tapas for dinner" meal.

ThatSouthernBelle July 06, 2007

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