Beef and chorizo empanadas recipe

Beef: Excellent source of protein, iron, zinc, and B vitamins.

Nutritional Benefits

  1. Beef: Excellent source of protein, iron, zinc, and B vitamins.
  2. Chorizo: Rich in protein, healthy fats, and essential minerals like iron and zinc.
  3. Empanada Dough: Provides carbohydrates for energy and fiber for digestion.
  4. Vegetables (Onions, Peppers, Garlic): Packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
  5. Olive Oil: Contains healthy monounsaturated fats and antioxidants.


  1. 1 pound ground beef
  2. 4 ounces chorizo sausage, chopped
  3. 1 onion, diced
  4. 1 bell pepper, diced
  5. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  6. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  7. 1 teaspoon cumin
  8. 1 teaspoon paprika
  9. Salt and pepper to taste
  10. Empanada dough
  11. Egg wash (1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water)

Processing Steps

  1. Step 1: In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions, bell peppers, and garlic. Cook until softened.
  2. Step 2: Add ground beef and chorizo to the skillet. Cook until browned and fully cooked.
  3. Step 3: Stir in cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool.
  4. Step 4: Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Roll out the empanada dough and cut into circles.
  5. Step 5: Spoon the beef and chorizo mixture onto each dough circle. Fold over and seal the edges with egg wash.
  6. Step 6: Place the empanadas on a baking sheet and brush the tops with egg wash.
  7. Step 7: Bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

Tips and Recommendations

Shopping List:

  1. 1 pound ground beef
  2. 4 ounces chorizo sausage
  3. 1 onion
  4. 1 bell pepper
  5. 2 cloves garlic
  6. Olive oil
  7. Cumin
  8. Paprika
  9. Salt
  10. Pepper
  11. Empanada dough
  12. Egg

- Serve the empanadas with a side of salsa or chimichurri sauce for added flavor.
- Experiment with different fillings like cheese, vegetables, or even sweet fillings like Nutella.
- Make a large batch and freeze the uncooked empanadas for later use.
- Add a sprinkle of grated cheese on top of the empanadas before baking for a cheesy twist.
- Serve the empanadas as an appetizer, snack, or main course with a side salad.

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