Beef and Cheese Empanada

Saucy Mexican Beef and Cheese Empanadas
Saucy Mexican Beef and Cheese Empanadas
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Ingredients

1 tbsp Olive oil
1 cup (150 g) Onion diced
1 lb (455 g) Ground Beef
2 tsp Salt
½ tsp Black pepper
⅓ cup Cheddar cheese shredded
2 tbsp Ketchup
1 tbsp Mustard yellow
½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
2 sheets Pie dough
For the Topping:
1 tbsp Sesame seeds
1 Eggs

Nutritional information

428
Calories
25g
Fat
29g
Carbs
1g
Fiber
1g
Sugar
18g
Protein
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Beef and Cheese Empanada

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This Beef and Cheese Empanada is part of our Cinco de Mayo recipes, a day of commemoration to the Mexican Army’s victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

Today we celebrate with festival events full of art, dancing and of course food, food and more food! And you can bet these ground beef and cheese empanadas definitely make it to the party!

To make Beef and Cheese Empanada, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Beef and Cheese Empanada

Steps to make Beef and Cheese Empanada

1

Cook onions

5

In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and add 1 cup of diced onions. Cook for a few minutes until fragrant and translucent.

2

Add meat

10

Add 1 pound of ground beef and season with 1 teaspoon of salt and ½ teaspoon of pepper and cook until the meat is no longer pink. Remove from heat and transfer to a mixing bowl.

3

Preheat oven

5

Preheat the oven to 400 °F.

4

Prepare filling

3

Add ⅓ cup of shredded Cheddar cheese, 2 tablespoons of ketchup, 1 tablespoon of yellow mustard and ½ teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce to the beef then mix well to combine.

5

Prepare pie

1

Roll out the prepared pie dough and cut into 4 equal pieces.

6

Add filling

2

Spoon the filling on one side of each of the dough pieces, leaving about ¼-inch borders around the edge to fold over into a triangle shape.

7

Crimp borders

4

Use a fork to gently press around the edges to crimp. Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

8

Topping

2

Brush the top of the empanadas with egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

9

Bake

20

Bake in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes until fully cooked and golden brown all over.

10

Serve

15

Cool slightly before serving.

Make your own homemade Beef and Cheese Empanada and feel like you’re at a Cinco de Mayo festival party! Share with us what you think of this recipe and contact us online using our hashtag #cookmerecipes!

Lilly is an enthusiastic and cheerful young mom. She knows as well as any parent that children can be really picky when it comes to food. And she’s had plenty of experience trying to cook meals that are both tasty and nutritious, and able to satisfy the tastes of a fussy kid right away! To save you some precious time, Lilly's going to share with you all the tricks she learned the hard way, so you don’t have to! She has a wealth of recipes for quick and easy meals for kids and families on a budget.

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Recipe Reviews

Average Rating:
(4.8)
Total Reviews: 13
Micaela Vonkaenel

Came from the tamale pie and have to admit this is much easier to make and a lot tastier for a cheese lover like myself.

Arely Baab

Perfect lunch or dinner for anytime of the week :)

Nellie Beckstrand

Swapped out the beef for turkey.

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Does anyone know what worcestershire sauce is or what I can replace it with??

Angelique Lien

Great I love me some cheese and these empandas were fantastic.

Shanaya Hussey

The flavors in this are amazing its ultra juicy too 5 star meal all the way so I recommend it.

Lindsay Caracoza

Will be making this a lot more often since it's not only affordable but delicious too!

Izabelle Callanan

Didn't add sesame seeds or mustard everything else was just fine.

Laney Wiedmer

My kids and I goobled this up like hungry chickens this was such a good beef empanda.

Coraline Allrich

Kinda reminds me of pastellitos but they were soo good.

Renee Maddrey

Took me longer than 40 minutes but i liked the taste.

Celina Marmolejos

Took me a bit to get this right but i'm so proud I managed to make an amazing Mexican lunch for me and my boyfriend today.

Athina

I love it! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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