Empanadillas de Carne from Salsa Restaurant

Juan Reyes from Salsa made Empanadillas de Carne – or mini beef empanadas. (see recipe below) Salsa is a Caribbean eatery specializing in Puerto Rican and other Latin fare in a trendy, relaxed atmosphere.  Salsa is located at 818 Palmer Pl, Nashville, TN 37203. For more information, call (615) 401-9316 or visitwww.salsarestaurantnashville.com


Empanadillas de Carne

1/2 lb ground beef 
1 t tomato sauce
1/2 c chopped onion
1/2 c red bell peppers
1 t garlic
1 t cilantro 
Salt and pepper to taste
frozen empanada flour pasty dough (found in international section of grocery store)

Directions
Cook the beef with all the ingredients except the pastry dough. Place the dough flat on a table and place the cooked beef on the center. Close the dough and seal it with a fork. Fry it until is golden. 

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