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Barbecue Pork Empanadas

barbecue pork empanadas Entree Spanish
Barbecue Pork Empanadas
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 8

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

September 10, 2018
Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004
Manito, Illinois

Ingredients

Empanadas

1
cup refrigerated original barbecue sauce with shredded pork (from 18-oz. container)
1
cup 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
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Southern Homestyle refrigerated Buttermilk biscuits (8 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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
820mg
34%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
14g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
3 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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