9 empanada recipes with the tastiest fillings

Easy, cheap and adaptable snacks to any pantry

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Empanadas are a common snack in our country, as in the rest of the world. They are simple to prepare, inexpensive, and can hold a wide variety of fillings, fitting into almost any pantry. Thus, if we prepare them with spinach and pine nuts, the veggies of the family can eat them; while if we are more of traditional and forceful recipes, we can add eggs, ham and even chorizo. We’ll explain some recipes so you don’t run out of ideas, from one with prawns with romesco sauce to another with feta cheese.


Hornazo de Salamanca, the juiciest empanada recipe with loin, chorizo ​​and ham
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Hornazo de Salamanca, the juiciest empanada recipe with loin, chorizo ​​and ham

Today marks World Empanada Day, an elaboration that in Spain has multiple versions. To celebrate it, we suggest you cook a recipe from Salamanca that gives prominence to sausages, something more unknown than the typical and popular Galician empanada. Together with the hard-boiled egg, the loin, the chorizo ​​and the Iberian ham make up the filling of this dish that in its beginnings served as food for shepherds and that is traditionally eaten on Resurrection Sunday or Easter Monday. Read more



The recipe for cheese, tuna and egg dumplings that you will love
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The recipe for cheese, tuna and egg dumplings that you will love

There are so many empanadillas that it is difficult to choose, they tend to be liked by everyone, adults and children, and they solve dinners or snacks with success. The recipe that we propose is very easy and quick to prepare, and if you feel like it, you can add olives or corn. Read more








Prepare this tasty recipe for shrimp and romesco empanadas from Miquel Antoja
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Prepare this tasty recipe for shrimp and romesco empanadas from Miquel Antoja

To get perfect empanadillas, the dough is as important as the filling. This week, Miquel Antoja proposes a recipe for success based on prawns and romesco sauce that you will love. To make it go faster, among the ingredients we include precooked dough, but if you want these snacks to be 100% homemade, you can make it yourself at home. Read more



The perfect recipe to celebrate International Spinach Day
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The perfect recipe to celebrate International Spinach Day

The empanadillas are very tasty no matter what they are filled with, but to vary a little and get away from the traditional tuna ones, we suggest you take advantage of the spinach season and prepare this simple and very tasty recipe. Serve them as an appetizer, starter, first course, at snack or dinner. Read more



Dare to try this exquisite recipe for cherry dumplings
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Dare to try this exquisite recipe for cherry dumplings

Cherry is synonymous with summer, and cherry pie is synonymous with sweetness and pleasure. Super easy to make, these dumplings are perfect for a snack, after-dinner or for a luxurious breakfast. A very interesting resource to be able to take advantage of the fruit when it is already ripe, preparing a perfect filling. Read more








The recipe for the crispiest ricotta dumplings
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The recipe for the crispiest ricotta dumplings

Ricotta is a fresh cow’s cheese that is characterized by its creamy texture. It is low in fat and rich in calcium. As for the empanadillas, yes, the traditional thing is to fry them, but they are much more crispy and flavorful if you place them in a baking dish and bake them until golden brown. In this way, you will also make them healthier by not absorbing oil during cooking. Read more



Prepare this exquisite recipe for Indian samosas
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Prepare this exquisite recipe for Indian samosas

Samosa is a triangular-shaped dumpling, typical of South Asian cuisine (India, Pakistan and Tibet). There are meat (kheema samosas) or potatoes or vegetarian (aloo samosas). They are usually taken at any time of the day as a snack and accompanied by tea. Read more



Japocatalan empanadas: prepare this Miquel Antoja recipe step by step
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Japocatalan empanadas: prepare this Miquel Antoja recipe step by step

Basing our menu on traditional recipes is fine, but sometimes you have to leave room for experimentation. From it come dishes like the one proposed this week by Miquel Antoja, Japocatalan dumplings with rice noodles and meat that are very simple to prepare, as well as delicious. Take note of the recipe and get to work. Read more



Gipsy Chef's no-bake cheese empanada recipe you'll dream of
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Gipsy Chef’s no-bake cheese empanada recipe you’ll dream of

Cooking an empanda without an oven in a simple and fast way is possible with the recipe that Gipsy Chef brings you this week. The filling does not have more than five ingredients, but the result is spectacular, and you can use a precooked puff pastry -as long as it is of quality- to go faster. A tasty snack with a lot of cheese that will appear in your dreams and that you can prepare for this Friday, World Empanada Day. Read more




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