Picadillo Sin Carne With Masa Para Empanadillas:

“Picadillo without the beef and dough for baked turnovers. Serve over rice or in empanadillas. From Vegetarian Journal”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rehydrate the TVP.
  2. Now add oil to large skillet. Cover bottom and heat on high. When it begins to smoke add onions, garlic and peppers. When onions are translucent add the remaining ingredients.
  3. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  4. Liquid should be half.
  5. Masa para Empanadillas:
  6. Makes 16 large.
  7. Feel free to stuff with the picadillo or what you want.
  8. Combine first 3 ingredients then add the next two and blend with hands until you get a coarse meal Add water and mix well. Add more flour and/or water as needed until you get a soft dough. Knead. It should be smooth and elastic. Let rest for 30 minutes.
  9. On lightly floured surface, roll into log. cut into 2 inch rounds. With lightly floured pin roll out until about 5 inches diameter.
  10. Now place filling in circle center. About 2 heaping tablespoons Seal edge by moistening with water. Fold and press with fork to seal. Pierce the top carefully to let steam escape.
  11. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  12. Preheat oven to 375°F
  13. Place empanadillas on large baking sheet and bake 20 minutes or until browned. Cool 5 minutes. Serve.
  14. They don't last more than 2 to 3 days in refrigerator baked. Freeze before baking to store. They will last for months.

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