Empanada (meat Pie)

  • on July 23, 2009
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Ingrients & Directions

1 lb Ground Beef
2 Garlic Cloves, Minced
2 Hard Boiled Eggs
Cold, Chopped
1/4 c Milk
Salt & Black Pepper
Raisins, To Taste
Green Olives, Chopped
1 pn Crushed Red Pepper
Cooking Oil
1 lg Onion, Chopped
Pastry Dough

Fry onions in cooking oil until soft. Add minced garlic and brown
lightly. Drain oil. Add ground beef to onions and saute until meat
turns a light brown. Add chopped olives, eggs, salt and black pepper,
raisins, pinch of red pepper and milk. Allow to simmer (uncovered)
over low heat for 5 mins.

PASTRY DOUGH: Any good grade of commercial pie crust mix will give
satisfactory results -or- use your own favorite recipe …. Roll out
dough 1/8″ thickness and cut with a 5″ cutter. Place meat filling on
one side of the dough. Fold the other side over the filling and
pinch the edges. Deep fry in hot cooking oil until crisp and brown ..
or .. bake in a 400?F oven until the crust is a golden brown

Yields 5 meat pies

5 Servings

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