Find recipes for spicy beef empanadas, baked and deep fried classic Argentinian empanadas, empanada de atun (tuna empanada), as well as sweet empanadas - all great for lunchbox treats or feeding a crowd!
These South American pasties are a meal in themselves, making them great for picnics and alfresco eating.
There are lots of different variations on these savoury Mexican pastries, which are similar to Cornish pasties. The filling here is a blend of lean turkey and vegetables, subtly flavoured with spices, nuts and dried fruit.
This recipe shows you how to make the dough for these lovely little mini pies. It also lists two options for the filling - one sweet and one savoury. Really though, you can experiment with any fruits or try using different meats.
These fried empanadas are the best! Sultanas and eggs make this recipe extra delicious believe it or not!
Easy vegetarian empanadas.
My version of fantastically delicious Argentinean empanadas. Shop-bought puff pastry makes this a cinch. Any meat can be used for this recipe, just be sure to cut it up into tiny pieces.
If you love empanadas, this is a great recipe to have on hand. This basic empanada pastry can be used with any of your favourite empanada fillings. Empanadas make great party nibbles when made bite-size!
This tasty minced pork filling is flavoured with garlic, peas, carrots and sultanas, and can be used to fill empanadas. This can be made well in advance, and also frozen. Use this filling with recipe for Empanada pastry, found on this site.
These delicious pastries are perfect for party food. Circles of shortcrust pastry are filled with a vegetable mixture, then baked to perfection. Serve as a snack, appetiser or starter.
This is definitely my favourite vegetarian option for empanadas. Leek is finely chopped and sauteed with mushrooms and grated Gouda is added for a perfect flavour. The main secret for the cheese not to spill out while baking is to add 1 teaspoon of flour to the filling.