Empanada Grande

Bite into a wedge of this flaky Latin American pastry, made easy with frozen peas and hash browns and lots of smoky sausage.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 3

Ingredients

1
Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
1
egg
4
oz smoked chorizo sausage links or kielbasa, casing removed, coarsely chopped (about 1 cup)
3/4
cup frozen shredded hash brown potatoes (from 30-oz bag), thawed
1/3
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas (from 1-lb bag)
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Remove pie crust from pouch; unroll crust on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat egg thoroughly; reserve 1 tablespoon in small bowl. Into large bowl, stir remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Spoon chorizo mixture evenly onto half of crust to within 1/2 inch of edge. Brush edge of crust with reserved beaten egg. Fold crust over filling; press edges with fork to seal. Cut several slits in top of crust for steam to escape. Brush top with beaten egg.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    510
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    1030mg
    1030%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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