Total Time
1hr
Prep 45 mins
Cook 15 mins

Empanadas with a vegetable filling made easy by using frozen puff pastry.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. .Heat oil in a skillet over high heat; add in onion; stir/saute 3 minutes.
  2. Add in beans, pumpkin, cilantro, cumin, and cayenne; cook about 3 minutes, until mixture is warmed through; remove from heat.
  3. Using the back of a fork, mash bean filling to coarse paste; season with salt; cool.
  4. Preheat oven to 425°.
  5. Roll out each puff pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface to a 14-inch square.
  6. Cut each into 9 squares; place 1 heaping tablespoons bean filling in center of each square.
  7. Sprinkle each mound of filling with cheese.
  8. Brush edges of squares with egg glaze; fold 1 corner over filling to opposite corner, forming a triangle; using fork, seal crust edges.
  9. Arrange pastries on rimmed baking sheet; brush with egg glaze.
  10. Bake about 15 minutes, until golden brown; serve warm.

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