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Beef And Cheese Empanada

These savory beef and cheese empanadas are bursting with flavor thanks to the rich and hearty beef filling and oozy, melted cheese. The crispy, flaky pastry shell adds the perfect crunch to each bite.

Tasty Team
91% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Beef And Cheese Empanada

Under 30 minutes


for 8 servings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup onion (150 g), diced
  • 1 lb ground beef (455 g)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ⅓ cup shredded cheddar cheese (35 g)
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 2 sheets pie dough


  • egg
  • sesame seed

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 426
  • Fat 25g
  • Carbs 29g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 18g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet.
  2. Cook down onions until translucent.
  3. Add meat, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper, and cook until meat is fully cooked. Transfer into a large bowl.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).
  5. Combine cheese, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and 1 teaspoon of salt. Mix thoroughly.
  6. Roll out the pie crust and cut into 4 pieces.
  7. Place a spoonful of the stuffing on one side of the dough, leaving ¼ inch (6 mm) from the edge and fold over, creating a triangle.
  8. With a fork, crimp down the 2 sides so the stuffing stays in.
  9. Transfer onto baking sheet. Brush on egg and sprinkle on sesame seeds.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown and pie crust is thoroughly cooked.
  11. Let it cool for a few minutes
  12. Enjoy!
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Beef And Cheese Empanada