Empanadas Recipe

Category Recipe Title Prep Time Rise Time Bake/Cook Time Total Time

Calzones Empanadas 20 min 0 min 20 min 40 min

Chilean Empenadas Recipe
Ingredients :

Basic Dough:

5 cups white unbleached bread flour
1/4 cup sugar (can use honey, brown sugar or any sweetener 1:1)
1 tsp salt
2 Tbsp SAF-instant premium yeast - Found in the Homemade Bread Bundle
2 tsp Liquid Soy Lecithin - Found in the Homemade Bread Bundle
2 cups hot/warm water

Beef Filling:

1 tablespoon oil
1 chopped onion
1 pound ground beef (I used a 90/10 lean beef)
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 can of black beans (drained and rinsed)
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese Salt/pepper to taste

Instructions:

1. Sauté the onions in the oil, add the seasonings and beef. Cook until brown.

Make a batch of Fast Easy Bread dough:
2. Mix Basic Dough Dry ingredients. (yeast is a dry ingredient)
3. Make 2 dimples in dry ingredients with tsp. Squeeze the lecithin into the bottom of the dimples about the size of a quarter.
4. Add water slowly, add 1 3/4 cups and then the remaining 1/4 cup. Mix for 1 minute and check consistency. The dough should be sticky and pull itself off the bowl.
5. Mix/knead in mixer on medium setting for 5 minutes or knead for 5 minutes by hand.

6. Spray your hands and counter with cooking spray and then divide the dough into 24 pieces
7. Roll out each piece into an 8 inch circle
8. Add 1 Tbsp of black beans, 1 Tbsp cheese and then 2 Tbsp of the beef mix to the center.
9. Then fold over the dough and fork it closed. Place on a cookie sheet
10. Bake for 20 mins at 350

Contributor:
Fast Easy Bread Original