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Spanish Empanadas with Roasted Peppers and Goat Cheese

By Albert Bevia

@spainonafork

Segorbe, VC, ES

 Segorbe, VC

Recipe Level
Beginner

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cook Time

15 Mins

Servings

8

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1219

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.

Ingredients

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

1

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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