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This is my grandmother's recipe for Peruvian beef empanada filling. Use homemade pie crust or, in a pinch, refrigerated pie crust to make these Peruvian turnovers. Lightly dust powdered sugar over the baked empanadas and serve with lime wedges for authentic flair.

Recipe Summary

cook:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Stir flour into water in a small bowl until dissolved.

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and saute onion in oil until softened, about 5 minutes; add ground beef, olives, cumin, and paprika. Cook and stir the beef mixture until the beef is completely browned, 7 to 10 minutes.

  • Pour flour-water mixture into the beef and stir to coat evenly. Add raisins, stir, and cook until the raisins are plump, about 5 minutes. Fold eggs into the beef mixture; season with salt and pepper. Set aside to cool before using to fill empanadas.

Nutrition Facts

318 calories; protein 17g; carbohydrates 16.4g; fat 20.7g; cholesterol 153.3mg; sodium 201mg. Full Nutrition
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