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These savory and sweet empanadas are stuffed
with a yummy combination of ground beef, cinnamon, almonds and
- 1/4 cup raisins
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 pound ground beef or turkey
1 small onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (16-ounce) jar tomato salsa - divided use
1/4 cup slivered almonds
2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese
1 pound frozen bread dough, thawed
1 large egg, lightly beaten
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Combine raisins and vinegar in small bowl;
soak for 15 to 20 minutes or until raisins are plump.
- Cook beef, onion and garlic in large skillet
until beef is browned; drain. Add 1/2 cup salsa, almonds, raisins,
sugar, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a boil. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes
or until flavors are blended.
- Divide dough into 6 pieces; roll into
balls. On well-floured board, roll each ball into a 6-inch circle.
Place 1/2 cup meat filling on bottom half of circle; sprinkle
with cheese. Fold top half of dough over filling; crimp edges
with tines of fork. Pierce top with fork. Place on greased cookie
sheet; brush with egg.
- Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.
Serve with remaining salsa.
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