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Spicy Beef Empanadas

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  Butter/Margarine 1 Teaspoon
  Lean ground beef 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pitted black olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Catsup/Chili sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 6 Drop
  Pie crust mix 20 Ounce (2 Package)

Melt butter or margarine in heavy fry pan.
Add beef and onion; cook, stirring until beef is crumbly and onion soft.
Stir in remaining ingredients, except pie crust mix.
Cook slowly until thickened, about 10 minutes, stirring often.
Chill well.
While meat is chilling prepare pie crust mix as directed on package label.
Roll, cut crust, fill, store, and cook as directed for mini fried fruit pies using spicy beef filling.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3606 Calories from Fat 1851

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 211 g324.7%

Saturated Fat 55 g275.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 140.8 mg46.9%

Sodium 6432.1 mg268%

Total Carbohydrates 340 g113.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g19.8%

Sugars 19.8 g

Protein 90 g180%

Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 48.9%

Calcium 43.4% Iron 108.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spicy Beef Empanadas Recipe