These delicious miniature spiced-groundbeef turnovers are bursting with flavor, and are sure to be ahit at your next party or get-together.
Recipe: Picadillo Empanaditas
Filling:2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 1/4 cups finely chopped onion2 cloves garlic, finely chopped1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped1 tablespoon chili powder2 teaspoons ground cumin1 teaspoon dried oregano1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1 pound lean ground beef2 tablespoons MAGGI Granulated Beef RibsFlavor Bouillon1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice,undrained2/3 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed greenolives1/2 cup currants1/2 cup water1/3 cup pine nuts (optional)2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar2 tablespoons tomato pastePastry:4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking powder1 teaspoon salt1 cup vegetable shortening, melted1 cup warm milk1 large egg, beaten1 large egg yolk, beatenVegetable oil for frying
Makes 40 appetizer servings.
Tip: Make larger “empanadas”to serve as a main dish.
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