Taco Empanadas

Taco Empanadas

All your favorite tacos fixings in an easy to hold empanada.
  • 15 Minutes Prep
    1 Hours Total
  • 10 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 10 frozen empanada discs, thawed
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1/3 cup Old El Paso™ refried beans
  • 1 cup Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Season the ground beef with the taco seasoning. Cook meat on medium-high heat until browned and cooked through. Season with salt to taste.
  2. Add corn to the beef and mix well.
  3. Take the empanada discs and add about 1/2 tablespoon of refried beans on half of the disc.
  4. Top beans with a little bit of beef and cheese.
  5. Fold the empanada discs in half forming a half moon. Seal the empanada edges with a fork.
  6. Fry the empanadas in very hot oil.

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