Beef Empanadas

Photo: clfoxone

Buy a cooked pot roast if you don't have left over brisket

Yield: 4 servings
Community Recipe from


  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/2 c cup(s) Onion Diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) Garlic Chopped
  • 1 cup(s) Tomato sauce
  • 1 cup(s) Beef brisket Cooked
  • 1/2 cup(s) Pepper jack cheese Shredded
  • 1-14oz package(s) Refrigerated pie crust Bring to room temperature
  • 1 Egg Beaten
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Cumin


  1. 1. Heat oven to 375. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and cumin; Cook 3 min. Stir in tomato sauce and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in beef. Let cool slightly and then fold in cheese.
  3. 3. On a lightly floured surface or Pampered Chef pastry mat, roll pie crusts out into circles and cut into quarters.
  4. 4. Spoon filling onto half of each pastry and fold over to enclose. Crimp edges with a fork to seal. Place empanadas on baking sheet; brush with egg and poke top with fork to vent.
  5. 5. Bake 30 minutes.
  6. Serve with avocado and salsa.

September 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by clfoxone and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Beef Empanadas Recipe at a Glance
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy