Learn how to prepare homemade empanadas with these easy and delicious recipes (VIDEO)

Here we show you how to prepare three delicious and easy recipes for homemade Mexican empanadas We will explain step by step how to prepa...

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  • Here we show you how to prepare three delicious and easy recipes for homemade Mexican empanadas
  • We will explain step by step how to prepare the dough from scratch
  • Surprise everyone with some empanadas of marinated meat, minced meat or spinach with cheese

Homemade empanadas are the perfect sandwiches to prepare at a family gathering or with friends, or even as a starter to your main meals.

Here we show you how to prepare three delicious and very easy homemade empanadas mexican created by Kiwilimón.

We will also teach you how to make the dough from scratch, we recommend that you let it rest for a few minutes before spreading it so that it does not contract, we also suggest you refrigerate them before baking or frying them so that they do not lose their shape.
Go ahead and prepare some delicious empanadas with easy-to-find ingredients.

The result of this step-by-step homemade fried empanadas stuffed with mincemeat is delicious and has a traditional stew with potatoes, carrots and peas, perfect to accompany them with red sauce. They are a great option for when you want to cook something cheap and very easy.

Homemade empanadas: learn to prepare easy and delicious recipes

Photo: Kiwilimón

Fried picadillo empanadas

Preparation time 30 min
Cooking time: 40 min
Servings: 8
Difficulty: Low
Presentation: Accompany them with red sauce.
Tips: If you want to give a twist to the traditional picadillo, you can add pumpkin and chayote, it will be delicious.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoons of salt
  • 1/4 cups oil
  • 1 cup of water
  • 6 tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 onions
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 1/2 onions, finely chopped
  • 600 grams of ground meat, beef
  • 1/4 cups tomato puree
  • 2 potatoes, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cups of peas
  • 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • enough of vegetable oil, to fry
  • red sauces, to accompany

Preparation

    1. For the dough, in a bowl, mix the flour, sugar, salt, oil and water, until you get a dough. Let it rest for 20 minutes.
    2. For the picadillo, blend the tomatoes, garlic and onion. Reservation.
    3. In a skillet over high heat, heat the oil and cook the onion, add the meat and cook for 7 minutes or until it changes color. Add the tomato puree and cook for two more minutes.
    4. Add the vegetables and cook for two minutes. Add the sauce and spices, bring to a boil, and cook over low heat for 20 minutes or until the liquid is reduced. Chill.
    5. On a floured surface, form balls of dough and spread them, fill with the mincemeat and close.
    6. In a pot over medium heat, heat the oil and fry the empanadas until golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper to remove excess fat.
    7. Serve hot and accompany with red sauce.

With the following recipe you don’t need to know how to prepare dough for empanadas, because in this version the empanadas are made with puff pastry. As a filling they have delicious spinach, with onion and mushrooms, as well as Manchego cheese, and they are ideal to load and easily take anywhere.

Homemade empanadas: learn to prepare easy and delicious recipes

Photo: Kiwilimón.

Spinach patties with cheese

Preparation time 15 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Servings: 4
Difficulty: Low
Presentation: You can present them all together in a basket or plate to share.

Tips: Chill patties before baking.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 2 1/2 cups of mushroom
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • to taste of salt
  • to taste of pepper
  • 4 cups of spinach
  • enough of puff pastry
  • Corn kernels
  • enough of Manchego cheese
  • enough of egg, to varnish
  • enough of sesame

On the next page we show you the step by step of this recipe.

Preparation

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add the butter, onion, garlic, mushrooms, oregano and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the spinach and cook for 7 minutes. Chill.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry and cut circles to form the patties. Fill with the spinach, corn kernels and cheese, close and form the empanada.
  4. Varnish with egg, add sesame and bake at 180 ° C for 20 minutes.

The following baked meat patties are a great dish that you can use as a snack or as a main course. The meat filling of these empanadas has a different touch thanks to the adobo of dried chilies and if you accompany them with a parsley sauce, the flavors will stand out even more.

Homemade empanadas: learn to prepare easy and delicious recipes

Photo: Kiwilimón.

Marinated Beef Empanadas

Preparation time 20 min
Cooking time: 35 min
Servings: 2
Difficulty: Low
Presentation: Accompany with parsley sauce and eat them hot.

Tips: Fill without much juice, so that when baking the pie does not break due to moisture.

Keep reading to know the ingredients and the step by step of this recipe for homemade empanadas.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 onion, tatemada, for the marinade
  • 1 clove of garlic, tatemado, for the marinade
  • 2 guajillo chilies, deveined and soaked, for the marinade
  • 1 ancho chili, deveined and soaked, for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin, for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano, for the marinade
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • to taste of salt
  • to taste of pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of white vinegar, for the marinade
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 500 grams of beef, in small cubes, for the filling
  • 1 Cup of tomato, poached and cubed, for the filling
  • 1/2 cup of onion, filleted, for the filling
  • 1/2 cup of beef broth, for the filling
  • flour, for the dough
  • 1 kilo of puff pastry, for the dough
  • 1 egg, for the dough
  • to taste of parsley sauce

You will find the preparation on the next page.

Preparation

  1. Blend the onion with the garlic, chilies, oregano, cumin, orange juice, salt, pepper, and vinegar.
  2. In a frying pan over medium heat, heat the oil and cook the onion until it is bright, add the tomato, the meat, the sauce and leave it until the meat is golden; Add the beef broth, cover and cook until the meat is tender. Chill and reserve.
  3. On a floured surface, spread the puff pastry to approximately 3 mm thick and with the help of a 10 cm round cutter, cut the discs.
  4. Place two tablespoons of the meat right in the middle of each disk, leaving the edges free. With the help of a brush, varnish the edges with the egg, close it and with a fork, press the edges. Bake 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
    Serve with parsley sauce.

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