Boar's Head EverRoast® Chicken Empanadas

Boar's Head EverRoast® Chicken Empanadas

To add a little kick to this recipe, use Boar's Head Pepper Jack Cheese instead of Colby. Makes 25 Empanadas.

  • Cooking Time 20min
  • Difficulty Level difficult

Ingredients

Please note: Changing serving size does not affect cooking time and directions, which are written for the original serving size.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cream cheese, salsa, guacamole, Jalapeno pepper, salt and pepper, roasted red peppers and ground cumin.
  3. Unroll 1 pie crust onto a lightly floured surface. Cut out rounds, using a 3-inch cookie cutter. Re-roll dough as needed. Repeat procedure with remaining pie crusts.
  4. Arrange 1 round on a clean, flat surface. Lightly brush the edges of crust with water. Place 1 heaping teaspoon of chicken mixture in the center of the round. Fold the dough over the filling, pressing the edges with a fork to seal. Repeat with the remaining rounds and chicken mixture.
  5. Arrange empanadas on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes.