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The perfect pastry for all meals! Empanadas, or beef turnovers, are discs of pastry packed with meat. Some turnover recipes call for all…
Empanadas - Beef Turnovers Recipe by Maria G - Key Ingredient
Empanadas (Beef Turnovers) Recipe (use shepherds pie recipe and serve with mashed potatoes and gravy)
My favorite Puerto Rican food is Pastelillos or what Mexicans refer to as Empanadas or Americans as meat pies. I'll add a few photos of my home made ones too. I make my own sofrito and freeze it in ice-cube trays for seasoning in several recipes.