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Beef Empanada Filling

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Beef empanada
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A hearty filling for your empanadas. First make the empanada dough, then fill it with this family recipe for beef empanadas and enjoy. Empanadas make great appetizers and finger foods for a meal on the go.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 small potatoes, diced into one inch cubes and boiled until soft
  • 1 onion, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 5 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green olives, finely chopped
  • 2 hardboiled eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup raisins, soaked in warm water for 1 hour (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon oil

Preparation:

Sauté the onions and garlic in the oil over medium heat for 1 minute. Put the ground beef in and begin to brown. When the beef is cooked through, add in the broth, green olives, raisins and bring to a simmer. Let the liquid reduce until it's almost gone. Fold in the eggs and potatoes and place by the spoonful into your prepared empanada dough and cook accordingly.
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Simple and tasty, Member jona_jz

I actually made this recipe twice already. This is very simple and tastes really good. My 2-year-old loves it so much too. He's not a meat eater but empanada makes him eat the meat, that's why I love making it.

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