Venezuelan Beef Empanada
Category: Sandwiches & Snacks
Ingredients To Prepare Venezuelan Beef Empanada
- Dough for empanadas
- 400 gr. of minced beef
- 1/2 red bell pepper cut in small squares
- 1/2 green bell pepper cut in small squares
- 1 clove of garlic, chopped
- 1/2 tablespoon cumin
- 1/2 tablespoon of paprika powder
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- Vegetable oil
How To Make Venezuelan Beef Empanada
Step 1: We begin the preparation of our Venezuelan beef empanadas, for this, in a frying pan at medium temperature we will add oil until hot, then add the garlic and onion and let it cook for a couple of minutes.
Step 2: Add the red bell pepper and the green bell pepper and let it cook for a few more minutes (6 minutes approximately).
Step 3: Add the minced beef, salt, pepper, cumin, paprika powder, mix and cook for 15 minutes.
Step 4: Now we are going to prepare our beef empanadas, for this on a flat surface, we will place a rectangular piece of plastic wrap (as I show you in the video) then place a medium sized ball of our dough, flatten it and with the help of your hands we will give it a circular shape.
Step 5: Add our meat filling on one side, then fold in half and with the help of a plate we will perfect the edges as I show you in the video.
Step 6: In a pan or pot with very hot oil, we will incorporate our empanadas and we will fry them until they take a golden color, remove from heat and we have our Venezuelan beef empanadas ready! enjoy!
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