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  • Premio Chorizo and Cheese Empanadas
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    Premio Chorizo and Cheese Empanadas


    Served with tomato and red chile mojo.


    For filling
    • 2 cup Ground Premio Chorizo Sausage
    • 1/2 cup diced onion
    • 1/2 cup diced red bell peppers
    • 1 tbsp minced garlic
    • 2 cup grated cheese (mozzarella)
    • 2 tbsp chopped parsley
    • 1 tsp pepper
    • 1 1/2 tsp salt

    For dough

    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 2/3 cup shortening
    • 6 tbsp water

    For empanadas

    • 2 eggs
    • 1/8-cup water
    • Dough
    • Filling

    How to make Premio Chorizo and Cheese Empanadas:

    For filling

    1. In Sautee pan on high heat cook chorizo until  cooked through. Remove from pan and set aside
    2. In same pan cook onions, peppers, garlic until they appear glassy. Remove from pan and let cool.
    3. When cold mix all ingredients in mixing bowl.

    For dough
    1. In mixing bowl combine salt and flour.
    2. Add shortening in small pieces.
    3. Stir in water to form dough and knead for 5 min.
    4. Roll out dough to 1/8 inch thick and cut into 4 inch circles.

    For empanadas
    1. In small bowl mix egg and water.
    2. On a table sprinkled with flour place dough rounds.
    3. Place one large spoon full of filling in center of each round.
    4. Lightly wet edges of dough with egg mixture.
    5. Fold dough rounds over and seal with a fork.
    6. Fry in vegetable oil at 330 degrees.


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