Beef/Pork Empanadas (Adopted 2006)

Recipe by Nana Lee
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 35
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FOR DOUGH:
  • Put flour and salt in Cuisinart, pulse to combine.
  • Add cold lard and butter, pulse to form crumbs.
  • Add water and pulse until it just comes together.
  • Chill at least 30 minutes.
  • Roll out and cut out circles.
  • FILLING:
  • Saute meat, drain fat.
  • Saute onions for 2 minutes, add garlic, almonds and raisins and saute for 2 minutes more.
  • Place tomato, chiles, lime juice, salt and pepper in blender.
  • Puree until smooth.
  • Add puree, cumin, cloves, cinnamon meat and onion to skillet.
  • Cook 5 minutes or until excess liquid evaporates.
  • Cool. Fill pastry circles, fold and crimp with fork.
  • Refrigerate or freeze.
  • Bake frozen for 20 minutes at 400ºF.
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