31 December 2009

Beef Turnovers (Empanadas) Cuba Recipe


  • 1 packet of Saz?n with coriander and annatto
  • 1/4 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic or 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of oregano
  • 6 diced large Stuffed Olives
  • 1 package Discos (frozen turnover dough)-Yellow or White
  • 1/2 pound of ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon of olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoon of Sofrito-Oil

  1. First, pour oil in a heated skillet on medium. Cook beef, stir until it turns brown.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and stir except the discos and oil.
  3. Let it simmer on low heat for about 15 minutes or until the mixture thickens. Finally, roll the discos out to about 1/2-inch larger in diameter.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of the meat mixture in the center, fold over moisten the edges with a little water, use a fork to seal close.
  5. In a deep sauce pan or a deep fryer on medium heat pour 2-1/2 inches of oil.
  6. Cook empanadas in batches, turning them to brown on both sides. Use paper towels to drain off any excess oil.
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