If you are tired of the same old dinner, give these Baked Turkey Empanadas a try. Ground Turkey needs a lot of spice to taste really good and these spices taste great together. Enjoy!!!
Baked Turkey Empanadas
You will need:
1 pound ground turkey, browned and drained of fat
1 small onion
1 small can tomato sauce
½ teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon cumin, found in seasoning isle or Hispanic isle of your grocery store
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
OPTIONAL, 10 green olives
1 package discos or empanada shells, shown HERE you need to defrost these in fridge the night before & I often need to finish letting them defrost on my counter for a bit before I can use them.
Pre-heat oven 350 degrees
In a fry pan, fry up the turkey until browned, when done, drain extra fat and put back on stove low/med.
Add diced onion to the pan, cook until translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
Add can of tomato sauce, and spices. Mix to combine.
Taste the mix, add spices if needed to your taste.
Now if you like add 10 olives, mix in.
Remove from heat and get ready to assemble.
Take the defrosted discos and place on a plate, add about 1 heaping tablespoon of mix to the center of discos making sure to add 1 green olive if you choose.
Fold the disco over onto itself and then seal with fork marks around the entire disco to make sure mix cant fall out Repeat until all 10 are filled
place on a greased cookie sheet
Bake 350 degrees for 25 minutes