Bake-Off® Contest 40, 2002
Woodhaven, Michigan

Garlic Herb and Salmon Empanadas

Serve these rich, smoky empanadas with a side of sour cream topped with chopped fresh chives or green onions.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
6
oz smoked salmon, flaked
1
package (5.2 oz) Boursin cheese with garlic and herbs
1/2
cup sour cream
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives, if desired

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  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray. Remove pie crusts from pouches; place flat on work surface. Cut each into 4 wedge-shaped pieces.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix salmon and cheese. Spread about 2 tablespoons mixture evenly over half of each crust wedge to within 1/4 inch of edges. Brush crust edges with water. Fold untopped dough over filling, forming triangle; press edges to seal. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 Spoon sour cream into small bowl; sprinkle with chives. Place bowl in center of serving platter. Cut each warm empanada in half, forming 2 triangles; arrange around bowl.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray. Remove pie crusts from pouches; place flat on work surface. Cut each into 4 wedge-shaped pieces.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix salmon and cheese. Spread about 2 tablespoons mixture evenly over half of each crust wedge to within 1/4 inch of edges. Brush crust edges with water. Fold untopped dough over filling, forming triangle; press edges to seal. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; place on wire rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 Spoon sour cream into small bowl; sprinkle with chives. Place bowl in center of serving platter. Cut each warm empanada in half, forming 2 triangles; arrange around bowl.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.