Beef Empanadas

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Beef Empanadas


  • 1/2 lb Laura's 92% Lean Ground Beef or 96% Lean Ground Round
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup canned low-salt yellow corn, drained
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 20 wonton wrappers
  • 1 Salsa and Sour cream (optional)
  • Cooking Spray
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes


1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Cook ground beef, onion and next 3 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet 5 minutes or until beef is browned; drain. Add corn and next 2 ingredients and cook until heated through. Remove and let cool.

3. Working with one wonton wrapper at a time, spoon 1 tablespoon beef mixture into center of each wrapper. Bring 2 opposite corners together and pinch the points to seal, forming a triangle. Place wrappers on a wire rack and repeat procedure with remaining wrappers and beef mixture.

4. Place empanadas on lightly greased baking sheets and coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake 4 to 6 minutes on each side, turning once or until golden. Serve with salsa and sour cream, if desired.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving

  • Calories: 85.57
  • Fat Content: 1.55g
  • Protein Content: 5.02g
  • Fiber Content: 0.62g
  • Iron: 0.36mg
  • Sodium Content: 157.00mg
  • Fat Content: 0.81g
  • Protein Content: 6.91g
  • Fiber Content: 0.62g
  • Iron: 0.37mg
  • Sodium Content: 180.00mg


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