Beef Empanadas - Argentina's Cuisine Recipe

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Submitted by agersomnia

Makes 8 servings



Empanadas are a specialty from Argentina's cuisine. The filling may vary, this one is very simple: beef. Over time I hope I'll add different ones like chicken, vegetables, cheese, etc. You're invited to get creative!

Recipe Ingredients for Beef Empanadas - Argentina's cuisine

400 g flour
1 tsp salt
175 g butter
3 tbsp water
450 g beef, minced
2 Onions, chopped
1 salt and pepper, to taste

Recipe Directions for Beef Empanadas - Argentina's cuisine

  1. Place the flour in a large mixing bowl and rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips until it resembles a coarse breadcrumbs.

  2. Add the water a little at a time and mix with a knife until the pastry begins to bind together. Using your hands, form the pastry into a ball then cover with clingfilm and chill for 1 hour.

  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the beef and lightly brown on all sides.

  4. Add the remainder of the ingredients, mix well and cook over a low heat for 10 minutes. Set aside until you are ready to assemble the empanadas.

  5. Preheat the oven to 200C, 400F, Gas Mark 6. Roll the pastry out on a lightly floured surface to about 3mm/1/8th inch thickness then cut into 8 circles using a plate or small saucepan lid.

  6. Divide the filling between the pastry circles then brush the edges of the pastry with a little water, fold over to create semi circles and press the edges firmly together with a fork making sure they are well sealed.

  7. Brush the tops with beaten egg and bake for 20-30 minutes until golden brown.

Categories

Beef, Appetizers, Side Dish, Central/South American, Advance, Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 161.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
454
Calories from Fat
195
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.7g
33%
Saturated Fat
12.6g
63%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
97mg
32%
Sodium
456mg
19%
Potassium
326mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
40.7g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
22.7g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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