Rice and Beef Empanadas

Rice and Beef Empanadas

  • Preparation time

    15 mins
  • Cook time

    30 mins
  • Serves 16

Ingredients

  • Oil - 1 Tbsp
  • Onion, chopped finely - 1/2
  • Clove garlic, chopped - 1
  • Chopped capsicum - 1/4 cup
  • Beef mince - 150 g
  • Countdown rice cups - 2
  • Ground coriander - 1 tsp
  • Paprika - 1 tsp
  • Passata - 1 cup
  • Sheets puff pastry - 3
  • Egg yolk, mixed with 1 Tbsp cold water - 1

Method

  1. Preheat an oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Line a baking tray with paper.

  2. Heat the oil in a frying pan. Cook the onion, garlic and pepper cooking for 2 minutes. Add the mince and cook until browned.

  3. Stir through the rice cup, coriander, paprika and passata cooking for 5 minutes until thickened. Season with salt and pepper. Cool completely.

  4. Cut 16 x 8-10cm circles from the pastry. Place a tablespoon of mixture onto each one. Fold over and press together with your fingertips. Place onto the baking tray. Brush with a little egg wash.

  5. Bake for 15 minutes until puffed and golden.

  6. Serve with chutney.

PER SERVE Energy 1611Kj • Protein 9g • Total Fat 24g • Saturated Fat 14g • Carbohydrates 33g • Sugars 2g • Sodium 208mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.