Beef Empanaditas

Here’s a beef empanaditas recipe made using Original Bisquick® mix and ground beef – a tasty appetizer ready in less than an hour!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
cup hot water
1/4
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup chunky-style salsa
1
tablespoon raisins
8
pimiento-stuffed green olives, sliced
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/8
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix and hot water until stiff dough forms. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 8-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in salsa, raisins, olives, cumin and cinnamon; set aside.
  • 3 Place dough on surface sprinkled with Bisquick mix; gently roll in Bisquick mix to coat. Shape into a ball; knead 10 times. Roll dough into 13-inch round. With 3-inch round cutter, cut dough into rounds. Gather dough scraps together and reroll to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut to make 20 rounds.
  • 4 Spoon 2 to 3 teaspoons beef mixture onto center of each dough round. Fold dough in half over filling; press edges firmly with fork to seal. Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
  • 5 In small bowl, stir egg and 1 tablespoon water to combine; brush mixture over tops of each empanadita. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until golden brown.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
220mg
220%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.