Empanadas de Honoro (Beef Turnovers)

Top Review by Miss Erin C.

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.

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.

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