Recipe of Super Quick Homemade Beef Baked Empanadas

Beef Baked Empanadas.

Beef Baked Empanadas

Hello everybody, I hope you're having an incredible day today. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a distinctive dish, beef baked empanadas. One of my favorites. This time, I am going to make it a little bit unique. This will be really delicious.

Beef Baked Empanadas is one of the most well liked of recent trending foods on earth. It is enjoyed by millions daily. It is simple, it is fast, it tastes yummy. They are nice and they look fantastic. Beef Baked Empanadas is something which I have loved my entire life.

To begin with this recipe, we must first prepare a few components. You can have beef baked empanadas using 18 ingredients and 21 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Beef Baked Empanadas:

  1. {Take of large sweet Spanish onions.
  2. {Prepare of vegetable oil.
  3. {Take of ground beef, preferably 85/15.
  4. {Get of garlic.
  5. {Get of sweet paprika.
  6. {Get of ground cumin.
  7. {Prepare of crushed red pepper flakes.
  8. {Prepare of chili powder (optional).
  9. {Make ready of salt.
  10. {Take of ground black pepper.
  11. {Get of tomato paste or 2 tsp of Worcestershire sauce (optional, just for umami).
  12. {Prepare of eggs, hard boiled.
  13. {Take of red bell pepper.
  14. {Get of scallions.
  15. {Take of green olives, pitted.
  16. {Make ready of Raisins.
  17. {Get of egg (for eggwash).
  18. {Get of discs for empanadas.

Steps to make Beef Baked Empanadas:

  1. Peel and dice the onions..
  2. In a large pot like a Dutch oven, heat the oil over medium heat and add the onions. Stir occasionally so onions get cooked but not burned..
  3. Mince the garlic..
  4. After 30 minutes, onions will start softening and changing color. This process is called caramelization and makes the onions sweet (which is good). Keep stirring frequently. The onions should start acquiring a light amber color after 45 minutes of cooking. Add the garlic and stir. Cook for 2 minutes..
  5. Add the beef and brake it with a spatula or wooden spoon. Every couple of minutes keep breaking the beef lumps until there are no more lumps and there is no more pink/red color on the beef (this takes approximately 10 minutes)..
  6. Add all the spices and the salt (and tomato paste/Worcestershire sauce if desired). Mix and cook for an additional minute. Remove from heat and let completely cool..
  7. Meanwhile, remove tops and bottoms of scallions. Thinly slice them..
  8. Char the red pepper over fire. Let cool and then seed, peel and dice. OR just dice the raw red pepper..
  9. Hard boil the eggs, peel and dice..
  10. Dice the pitted olives..
  11. Add the scallions, red pepper, eggs and olives to the cool beef/onion mixture. Mix well. Adjust seasoning. Refrigerate..
  12. Preheat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit. If available use the convection oven mode..
  13. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper..
  14. Beat one egg..
  15. Take a dough disc in your hand, put a spoonful of the beef filling on the center of the disc, add two raisins, and put a little of the egg-wash (beaten egg) along half the border of the dough..
  16. Fold the bottom half of the disc over the top half and seal by pressing the thumb and the index of the other hand. Put some egg-wash on the pressed area..
  17. Proceed to double-seal by folding upward the bottom tip of the empanada using your thumb and the continue till the end. OR keep the empapada on a cutting board and double-seal using a fork..
  18. Place each finished empanada on the lined sheets. Refrigerate until oven is heated. Remove from refrigerator, paint top and sides of the empanadas with egg-wash and make a couple of perforations on the top of each empanada (do not puncture the bottom) in order for the heat that will build up inside the empanada to escape..
  19. Bake for 8 minutes. If using a conventional oven, it may take 1 or 2 minutes longer..
  20. Let them stand for 5 minutes. Enjoy!.
  21. Empanadas freeze very well. Once cooled completely, double-wrap them in plastic. Reheat frozen empanadas (do not thaw them) at a preheated 450-degree F oven (or toaster oven) for 10/12 minutes. Let them rest for 5 minutes before enjoying them..

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