Article by Kevin Vaughn, owner and taco mastermind at MASA
My test for whether an empanada place is good or not is the chicken empanada. I don’t care how good your carne al cuchillo game is, I don’t care if the
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There is something magical about the simple humita empanada. The exact definition of humita can change drastically depending on the country, but in Buenos Aires
These empanadas are simple, and delicious. A good meatless option.
12 Empanada Pastry Sheets or ‘Tapas’ 1 Package of Frozen Spinach 3 Tablespoons of Sour Cream 1
These Empanadas were inspired by my little sister Liz, who came up with the recipe.
Pastry Sheet Dough 4 Tomatos, Parboiled and Diced Fresh Basil Leaves Dollop
Empanadas that is!
A three week family trip around South America really made me realize that I love empanadas too much. I really couldn’t wait to get back to Buenos Aires just to have some again. I ate them for three days straight when I got
Pesto Chicken Empanadas
- Empanada Pastry Dough*
- 2 Chicken Breasts, cooked
- 3 tbsp Cilantro Pistachio Pesto
- 1/2 cup Red Roasted Tomatoes
- 3/4 cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese
* I use store bought empanada pastry dough. Any savory pastry crust will work, just cut into circles about 4 inches in diameter.
Dice the chicken breasts into small chunks.
Mix in pesto and cheese.
Empanadas are a popular and practical local specialty. They come in different flavors and regional styles. Empanadas are convenient and easily transportable. They can be served as a meal, or appetizer, and are