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Bite-Size Empanadas

These hand-held pies make excellent appetizers, bar snacks, or to-go lunch items.


1 sheet pastry dough, cut into 12/2-inch rounds

4 oz. ground beef or meat-free alternative, cooked

1/2 cup Butternut squash, peeled and cut into small squares

1/4 cup Markon First Crop Red and Yellow Bell Peppers, roasted and chopped

1/2 cup corn

1/4 cup Ready-Set-Serve Washed & Trimmed Cilantro, chopped

Salt and pepper, to taste


Mix beef, squash, peppers, corn, and cilantro in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Fold each pastry round in half and place a small amount of filling in center. Seal and bake at 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes (until browned).