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Easy-as-Pie Empanada

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8 servings

Is it a pie? Is it an empanada? Who cares? Filled with cheesy potatoes, green onions and chopped hot dogs, it's a quick and easy weeknight pleaser.

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 425ºF.
  • Cook potatoes in boiling water in large saucepan 15 min. or until tender; drain. Mash potatoes. Stir in cheese, sour cream, wieners and onions.
  • Place 1 crust on baking sheet; top with potato mixture, spreading to within 1 inch of edge. Cover with remaining crust; seal edge with fork. Brush with egg.
  • Bake 30 min. or until golden brown. Cool 5 min. before cutting into wedges to serve.

Special Equipment Needed

Size Wise

You'll know it is a special occasion when you smell this easy-to-make empanada baking in the oven.

Special Extra

Serve topped with your favorite salsa.

Make Ahead

Empanada can be assembled and frozen up 2 weeks. Thaw 20 min. before baking as directed.

How to Make Individual Empanadas

Cut each pie crust into 4 wedges; spoon filling onto center of each wedge, then fold lengthwise in half. Seal edges with fork; brush with egg. Place on baking sheet. Bake at 425ºF for 18 min. or until golden brown.


  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
Calories 470
Total fat 32g
Saturated fat 11g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 650mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 15 %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.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from My husband loves this! My husband loves this! I substitute the hot dog and get a chicken sausage of some sort. I also add butter, milk, salt,garlic and pepper to the potatoes just like I would to mashed potatoes. This dish is amazing!!
Date published: 2012-10-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Substituted a little bit of ground beef for the hot dogs, but it just needs some more flavor. Substituted a little bit of ground beef for the hot dogs, but it just needs some more flavor. A little bit too bland.
Date published: 2010-11-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really good and fun. Really good and fun. Used hotdogs,bacon and ham and they were excellent!
Date published: 2009-11-06
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