empanadas recipes

Sweet Potato & Cream Cheese Empanadas {Recipe}

Latino Culture

Recently, I’ve been making a lot of empanadas at our house, which we call pastelillos. My kids are really loving the pastelillos de pizza (pizza empanadas) I introduced to them and they’re also fond of pastelillos de queso (cheese empanadas). The other day I wanted to play with the flavor of sweet potatoes to see […]

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Fun After-School Snack Idea: Pastelillos de Pizza (Pizza Empanadas) {Recipe}

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When living in Puerto Rico, we used to eat all kinds of pastelillos, more commonly referred to throughout the rest of Latin America as either empanadillas or empanadas (and sometimes pastelitos too). The fillings varied from pastelillos de carne (ground beef empanadas) to pastelillos de cangrejo (crab empanadas), but some of the most unique pastelillos […]

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Southwestern Empanadas: Easy Appetizer for Cinco de Mayo & Other Celebrations! {Recipe}

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Cinco de Mayo is coming up and though this isn’t a holiday our family particularly celebrates, I know many of you may be looking for simple and easy recipes you can make to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with friends and family. A simple yet fun appetizer idea is to make empanadas! Empanadas are traditionally meat-filled […]

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