x
Carlos

Carlos Lieja

ImagenReceta
2 Photos
x
Select File


Validate Cancel
2

Guava and Cheese Empanadas

40 min
40 min
Easy
25
Favorites
Collections
Glider
Super List
Upload a picture
To print
Do you like the fruit paste with cheese? Prepare these Guava and Cheese Empanadas, a different version of this Mexican dessert but equally delicious. For this recipe you can buy your favorite cheese, manchego añejo cheese, cured manchego cheese, or any other favorite. These Guava and Cheese Empanadas are sweetened with piloncillo or unrefined whole cane sugar, an ingredient that gives a different and delicious flavor. For this recipe you shouldn't worry where to buy puff pastry, you can use the homemade recipe to do it.
Learn more about Carlos Lieja

Ingredients

12 servings
  • enough of Water
  • 500 grams of guava
  • 2 pieces of piloncillo
  • 1/4 of Cup of Water
  • 1 raja of cinnamon
  • enough of sugar to extend
  • enough of flour to extend
  • enough of puff pastry
  • 1/2 Cup of cream cheese in cubes
  • enough of egg to varnish

    Preparation

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. (392 °F)
    To prepare the guava candy filling, cook the guavas for 10 minutes in boiling water until they are slightly soft, drain and reserve.
    Remove the seed of the guavas with a spoon.
    Put the piloncillo in a small pot with ¼ cup of water and cinnamon, cook for 10 minutes until you get a honey texture, add the guavas and cook until it has a thick consistency and fall apart slightly. Let cool and set aside.
    On a clean surface sprinkle sugar, extend the puff pastry to 3 mm thick with a rolling pin and if necessary add a little flour. Cut in circles with a 10 cm diameter cutter.
    Fill the puff pastry discs with the guava candy and add the cream cheese squares, close with a fork, varnish with egg.
    Bake for 20 minutes. Let cool and accompany with a glass of milk.

    PRESENTATION

    Serve the empanadas freshly baked.

    TIPS

    To store this delicious guava paste, sterilize the jars, boil them and handle with latex gloves. This way your guava candy will be preserved for up to 6 months.

    Did you cook this recipe?

    Print recipe for:

    Nutritional information
    * Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
    Calories
    64.0
    kcal
    3.2%
    Carbohydrates
    6.4
    g
    2.1%
    Proteins
    1.7
    g
    3.3%
    Lipids
    4.0
    g
    6.1%
    Fiber
    2.3
    g
    4.5%
    Sugar
    4.0
    g
    4.5%
    Cholesterol
    11.5
    mg
    3.8%
    Esha
    Rate this tip
    Ratings (1)
    alejandrina gonzalez
    12/02/2019 20:38:47
    Excelente deliciosa

    Subscribe to news from kiwi and receive original seasonal recipes, menus and much more every week in your inbox.

    Submit
    SUGGESTED RECIPES

    Economic Empanadas

    2 Comments

    Sugared pies

    1 Comments

    Beef Empanadas

    26 Comments

    Picadillo Pie

    0 Comments

    Dough Empanadas

    10 Comments
    ADVERTISING
    ADVERTISING
    ADVERTISING