Empanadas

Cook Time: 45 minutes00:45

Ingredients

  • 1 package Pound of Ground Ground Beef Crumbles
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with mild green chiles, well drained
  • 1 box refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, prepare Pound of Ground ground beef according to package directions along with onion; drain drippings.
  3. Stir in chili powder, salt and tomatoes. Remove from heat.
  4. On ungreased large cookie sheet, unroll pie crusts. Spoon about 2 cups beef mixture onto half of each crust, spreading to within ½ inch of edge. Top each with ¼ cup cheese.
  5. Brush edge of each crust with beaten egg. Fold untopped half of each crust over filling; press edge with fork to seal. Cut slits in several places in top of each; brush with beaten egg.
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Cut into wedges to serve.
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