These empañada-inspired hand-held sandwiches are terrific for lunch, a light supper or party snacks.
1 cup ham, finely chopped
1 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on package
1/2 cup raisins
8 teaspoons honey mustard
4 teaspoons onion, finely chopped
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (205°C).
- Remove one crust from the pouch and unroll onto lightly floured work surface. Roll into 12-inch round. Cut four 5-inch circles from dough. Spared 1 teaspoon mustard onto half of each round. Top with 2 tablespoons ham, 1 tablespoon raisins and 1/2 teaspoon onion. Brush edges of dough with water. Fold each in half and press edges tightly to seal. Cut three slits into top of dough.
- Place hampanadas on large baking sheet. Repeat. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly before serving.
Makes 8 servings.
Tip: Cut ham into cubes and chop in a food processor until pieces are very small.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 310 calories; Protein: 7 grams; Fat: 15 grams; Sodium: 440 milligrams; Cholesterol: 10 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 6 grams; Carbohydrates: 36 grams; Fiber: 1 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.