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    Spicy Beef Empanadas

    Spicy Beef Empanadas. Photo by hxnnxh

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    10 mins

    35 mins

    hxnnxh's Note:

    I experimented with some empanada recipes I found and added some of my favorite ingredients to come up with these delicious spicy beef empanadas, which was an instant hit at the dinnerparty with my girlfriends. Now I have to make them at every gettogether.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 18

    Yield:

    empanadas

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pre-heat oven at 375°F Pour some cooking oil in a skillet and press cloves over the pan.nAdd chopped shallots and fry on low heat, until soft but not browned. Add a bit of salt and the chopped red chili pepper.
    2. 2
      Add ground beef and let brown on med-high heat. Drain the mixture put back in skillet. Add bell pepper and cook on high for about a minute.
    3. 3
      Turn heat to med-low and add cumin, chili powder, cayenne pepper, flour, and tomato sauce. Turn off the stove and let cool to room temperature.
    4. 4
      Now mix some worcestershire sauce (to taste, I love it and put it in practically everything, but can be omitted), vinegar, lemon juice, habanero pepper sauce (or tabasco). To add a hint of sweetness, I add tomato ketchup, about 5 tbs.Stir in chopped egg, jalapenos and cilantro. Add pepper and salt to taste.
    5. 5
      Let pastry thaw and cut 5" circles.
    6. 6
      Put pastry on baking sheet. Put about a spoonful of the meat mixture on one half of the circle. Put some beaten egg on the edges and fold. press edges with a fork. Put some more egg mixture over the empanadas for glaze. Bake in preheated oven for about 20 mins until golden brown.

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    Nutritional Facts for Spicy Beef Empanadas

    Serving Size: 1 (203 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 18

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 763.0
     
    Calories from Fat 470
    61%
    Total Fat 52.2 g
    80%
    Saturated Fat 14.1 g
    70%
    Cholesterol 86.0 mg
    28%
    Sodium 395.6 mg
    16%
    Total Carbohydrate 53.5 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 2.6 g
    10%
    Protein 19.7 g
    39%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    concentrated tomato paste

    white wine vinegar

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