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Marinated Meat Empanadas

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These baked meat empanadas 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 marinade of dried chilies and if you accompany them with a parsley sauce, the flavors will stand out. Follow the step by step and so that they do not break, avoid putting a lot of juice when filling them.
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2 portions
  • 1/4 onions, tatemada, for the marinade
  • 1 clove garlic, tamed, for the marinade
  • 2 guajillo chilies, deveined and soaked, for marinade
  • 1 ancho chili pepper, deveined and soaked, for marinade
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, for the marinade
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, for the marinade
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • to taste salt
  • to taste black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar, for the marinade
  • 1 tablespoon vegetal oil
  • 500 grams beef, in small cubes, for filling
  • 1 cup tomtato, poached and diced, for filling
  • 1/2 cups onion, filleted, for filling
  • 1/2 cups beef broth, for the filling
  • enough flour, for the mass
  • 1 kilo puff pastry, for the mass
  • 1 egg, for the mass
  • to taste sauce, parsley


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


Accompany with parsley sauce and consume them hot.


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

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Ratings (5)
Nohemi Hernandez
18/11/2020 10:00:02
excelente receta
Luz De Luna
17/08/2019 09:56:57
una delicia de antojo
Keiko Bonilla Lam
15/08/2019 13:55:43
¡Qué rico! Empanadas de carne.
Pupe Sunshine
15/08/2019 10:42:38
Melania Ramirez
15/08/2019 10:00:49
Como se hace la salsa xe perejil.

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