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Argentina-Style Empanadas

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24 servings

These Argentina-Style Empanadas are filled with lean ground beef, chopped ham and a blend of onions, peppers, cumin and mozzarella cheese.

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Brown beef in 1 Tbsp. dressing in large skillet. Add onions, peppers and cumin; cover. Cook on medium-low heat 10 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Stir in ham, 1/2 cup olives and remaining dressing.
  • Roll each pie crust into 14-inch circle on lightly floured surface; cut each into 8 (4-inch) circles.
  • Spoon 2 Tbsp. meat mixture onto center of each dough circle; top with 1 Tbsp. cheese. Fold in 3 sides of each circle to make triangles. Top with olive slice. Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake 15 min. or until golden brown.

Make Ahead

Assemble empanadas but do not bake. Refrigerate up to 4 hours. When ready to serve, bake 15 min. or until golden brown.

Special Extra

For a glossy crust, mix 1 beaten egg and 1 Tbsp. water. Brush on empanada dough just before baking.


  • 24 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings
Calories 190
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 370mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 8g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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