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Spanish Empanadas with Roasted Peppers and Goat Cheese

By Albert Bevia


Segorbe, VC, ES

 Segorbe, VC

Recipe Level

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins




About Recipe

These Spanish Empanadas with Roasted Peppers & Goat Cheese are truly incredible. They´re easy to make, loaded with flavor and done in 30 minutes.


2 premade pizza doughs

1 jar roasted red peppers (450 G / 16 oz)

2 cups spinach

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp dried parsley

3/4 tsp sea salt

1/8 tsp black pepper

1 medallion soft goat cheese

handful fresh chives

2 tbsp extra virgin Spanish olive oil

Cooking Procedure


n n n n Drain the jar of roasted red peppers into a sieve and shake off any excess liquid and add the roasted peppers to a tall plastic cylinder or food processor, measure out 2 cups of tightly packed bagged spinach and add on top of the roasted peppers, then season everything with 1/2 a teaspoon of garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon of dried parsley, 3/4 teaspoon of sea salt and 1/8 teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper, using a handheld mixer (or food processor) puree everything until well combined and transfer to a bowln n n n n n Roll out the 2 premade pizza doughs and cut of about 1/2 inch from each side to end up with a square design, then cut the doughs into 4 evenly sized pieces to end up with 8 pieces in totaln n n n n n To assemble the empanadas, spinkle some all-purpose flour into a flat surface, working one by one add a piece of dough on top of the flour and add 2 tablespoons of the roasted pepper mix, crumble a geneous portion of goat cheese and top it off with some freshly chopped chives, then fold the empanada from one end to another and pinch the sides together, then use a fork and pierce the outer edges to seal the empanadas, transfer them to a baking tray lined with parchment paper and brush the tops of them with some extra virgin Spanish olive oiln n n n n n Add the empanadas to a pre-heated oven, bake and broil option 210 C - 410F between 13-14 minutes, once baked transfer them to a flat surface and brush one last layer of extra virgin Spanish olive oil, enjoy!n n nnn  n


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