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Italian Sausage Empanadas

Make these easy Spanish inspired empanadas with Pillsbury refrigerated biscuits.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb bulk Italian sausage
1
can (14.5 oz) pizza sauce
1
can (12 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Jr Golden Layers® buttermilk refrigerated biscuits
4
oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
1
egg, beaten

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  • 1 In large skillet over medium heat, brown sausage; drain. Stir in 3 tablespoons of the pizza sauce. (Reserve remaining pizza sauce).
  • 2 Heat oven to 375° F. Separate dough into 10 biscuits; divide each in half horizontally, forming 20 rounds. Press or roll each round into 4-inch circle.
  • 3 Place 1 tablespoon meat mixture in center of each circle. Top each with cheese; press lightly. Fold dough over filling to form half circle, stretching to fit. Press edges together; seal and prick top with fork. Place on ungreased cookie sheets; brush with beaten egg.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, heat remaining pizza sauce in small saucepan over low heat until hot. Serve warm empanadas with pizza sauce for dipping.
  • 1 In large skillet over medium heat, brown sausage; drain. Stir in 3 tablespoons of the pizza sauce. (Reserve remaining pizza sauce).
  • 2 Heat oven to 375° F. Separate dough into 10 biscuits; divide each in half horizontally, forming 20 rounds. Press or roll each round into 4-inch circle.
  • 3 Place 1 tablespoon meat mixture in center of each circle. Top each with cheese; press lightly. Fold dough over filling to form half circle, stretching to fit. Press edges together; seal and prick top with fork. Place on ungreased cookie sheets; brush with beaten egg.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 Meanwhile, heat remaining pizza sauce in small saucepan over low heat until hot. Serve warm empanadas with pizza sauce for dipping.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Empanadas
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.