Gotta Empanada? This empanada recipe comes together quickly and cuts like a pie. This empanada recipe has all the cheesy-salsa goodness you love!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 lb. lean ground beef
1 cup TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa
1 pkg. (14.1 oz.) ready-to-use refrigerated pie crust s (2 crusts)
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Four Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 425ºF.
Brown meat in large skillet; drain. Return meat to skillet; stir in salsa.
Place 1 pie crust on baking sheet; top with meat mixture, spreading to within 1 inch of edge. Cover with cheese and remaining crust; seal edge with fork.
Bake 25 min. or until golden brown. Cool 5 min. before cutting into wedges to serve.
Spice up your mealtime with these easy-to-make empanadas. Serve with your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.
Top with 1 small chopped tomato and 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.