Crab & Goat Cheese Empanada Recipe
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1 Tbsp. Olive oil 1 Tbsp. Spanish onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. Jalapeño, minced ¼ C Red Pepper (chopped) 8 oz. Picked lump crabmeat 1 – 4 oz. Chavrie® Goat Cheese Log 1 tsp. Chopped cilantro 1 Tbsp. Italian parsley (chopped) 7 oz. Corn (drained) 1 tsp. Cumin Salt and freshly ground black pepper to tasteEmpanada dough :
2 bx. Frozen Pie dough (thawed)
How to make Crab & Goat Cheese Empanada
Instructions Filling: In a sauté pan on medium, heat olive oil and sauté onion, garlic, jalapeño, and red pepper. Set aside to chill
In a large mixing bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
Mix sautéed vegetables with the crabmeat mixture and place in the refrigerator
Lay thawed pie dough on a lightly floured flat surface cut 3 inch circle
To assemble, spoon about 1/2 to 3/4 Tbsp. of the filling in the center of each empanada dough rounds.
Fold over to form a half-moon pie shape and crimp the edges to seal.
Place finished empanadas in the refrigerator on sheet tray.
Brown in 3 inches of hot vegetable oil until golden or for a healthier dish... Bake in a 400 degree oven until golden brown!