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Italian Sausage Empanadas

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Italian Sausage Empanadas
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 20
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Make these easy Spanish inspired empanadas with Pillsbury refrigerated biscuits.
Updated Aug 10, 2018

Ingredients

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.

Nutrition Information

110 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Empanadas
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
5g
% 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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