Barbecue Pork Empanadas

Empanadas are Mexican and Spanish turnovers. This recipe features biscuits, barbeque pork, corn and spices.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Empanadas

1
cup refrigerated original barbecue sauce with shredded pork (from 18-oz. container)
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1/4
cup dried currants or raisins
1
(4.5-oz.) can Old El Paso® Chopped Green Chiles, drained
2
tablespoons dried minced onion
1/2
teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2
teaspoons lime juice
1/2
teaspoon jalapeño sauce
1
(16.3-oz.) can Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle Refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits

Sauce

1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
2
tablespoons dried currants or raisins
1/4
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1
teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix all empanada ingredients except dough, cutting up large pieces of pork if necessary.
  • 2 Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press or roll each into 6-inch round. Divide filling evenly onto half of each biscuit round to within 1/4 inch of edge. Fold dough round over filling; press edges to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Meanwhile, mix all sauce ingredients. Immediately remove empanadas from cookie sheet. Serve warm with sauce for dipping.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    1010mg
    1010%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    19g
    19%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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