9 Out-of-the-Box Empanada Recipes
While the traditional empanadas recipe is made with pork or ground beef, there are tons of variations on this delicious Latin American turnover.
While these cheesy chicken empanadas created by Food with Feeling only take 30 minutes from start to finish, they’re also a great make-ahead meal (just like these other freezer recipes). When you’re ready to eat ’em, pull the empanadas out of the freezer and stick them in the oven.
Creamy Jalapeno Chicken Empanadas
Spice up your life (or rather, your dinner) with this pepper-stuffed empanadas recipe from Cooking for Keeps. Not only are they delicious dipped in salsa but they’re also super simple to make thanks to store-bought pie crust and a five-ingredient filling.
Chocolate S’mores Empanadas
Who says you need a campfire to make s’mores? Vanessa Rodriguez Coppola of See Vanessa Craft has another idea! You only need an oven to make sweet empanadas that are oozing with marshmallow and chocolatey goodness.
For, more s’mores, whip up one of these creative variations.
The only thing better than pizza? Pizza in empanada form, which is what you’ll get with this recipe from Kitchen Gidget. Make them the traditional way with just mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce or get creative and fill them with all your favorite ‘za toppings. If you’re more of a purist, here are the best pizza recipes across the U.S.
If all this sweet talk is making you crave spuds, here are more sweet potato showstoppers you can whip up.
No meat, no problem. These plant-based empanadas are stuffed with garlicky spinach and creamy non-dairy cheese and are best enjoyed with a side of guacamole for dipping, according to blogger Bianca Zapatka.
For more vegan eats, whip up one of these recipes that even meat-eaters will love.