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Italian Sausage Empanadas

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 20 servings
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Make these easy Spanish inspired empanadas with Pillsbury refrigerated biscuits.

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

Steps

  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Empanadas
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
5g
5%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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