Take mealtime to a new level with these Beef and Mushroom Empanadas. Fresh mushrooms, onions, beef, cream cheese and more are stuffed into flakey pie crust empanadas. These savory beef and mushroom empanadas will be a hit with every member of the family.
1 pkg. (14.1 oz.) ready-to-use refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts)
1 egg, beaten
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TACO BELL (5/13)
Let's Make It
Heat dressing in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and onions; cook, stirring constantly, 7 to 8 min. or until mushrooms are tender. Spoon into medium bowl; set aside.
Brown beef in same skillet, stirring occasionally; drain. Return beef to skillet. Add mushroom mixture, taco seasoning mix and water; stir. Cook 5 min., stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Add cream cheese; stir until melted. Cool completely.
Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll one pie crust on lightly floured surface; cut into eight 4-inch rounds with biscuit cutter, rerolling scraps as necessary. Repeat with remaining pie crust.
Spoon about 2 Tbsp. beef mixture onto center of each pastry round. Brush edges of pastry rounds with some of the egg; fold in half. Seal edges with fork.
Place on parchment-covered baking sheet; brush with remaining egg.
Bake 18 to 20 min. or until golden brown.
Serve topped with BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream, and TACO BELL® Thick & Chunky Salsa.
Assemble empanadas as directed; place on prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before baking as directed. Or for longer storage, place unbaked empanadas on prepared baking sheet and freeze 1 to 2 hours or until firm. Transfer empanadas to freezer-weight resealable plastic bag; freeze up to 2 weeks. Thaw in refrigerator before baking.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 15g
Dietary Fiber less than 1g
* 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.