House of Jasmines recipe for homemade empanadas

Recipe for: 6 people / Preparation time: 3 to 4 hours / Difficulty: easy


Llajwa sauce

  • 400 g of expert tomato
  • 1 fresh locoto
  • 1 white onion
  • 3 tablespoons corn / sunflower oil
  • Salt 10 grs


  • 2 kg of wheat flour
  • 400 gr of pork fat or lard
  • 80 gr of salt
  • Cold water


  • 2 Kg of beef
  • 200 gr of pork fat
  • 1 kg of white onion
  • 2 red peppers
  • 2 green peppers
  • 1 kg of potatoes
  • 100 gr of chives
  • 30 gr chopped chili
  • 30 gr of paprika
  • 30 gr of cumin



Llajwa sauce

  1. Grind or grate the expert tomato with the fresh loco and white onion
  2. Then mix the corn oil or turn the sun and the salt


  1. Put the flour, salt and fat (butter) in a bowl and add cold water to form a dough, let the dough rest in the refrigerator for two hours, then spread it out to a thickness of 3 mm
  2. Cut the dough with a round cutter 10 cm in diameter and let stand for 30 minutes in the refrigerator
  3. Meat pie

    5.Cut the goat meat into 3 mm cubes and leave it in the refrigerator

    6.Cut onions and peppers in brunoise and set aside

    1. Cut the potatoes into 3 mm cubes and boil in water for a few minutes with a little white vinegar.
    2. Reserve the water
    3. Fry the onions and peppers in a little fat, slapimentar
    4. When the vegetables are cooked, add the meat and mix for 30 seconds to 1 minute and add a little cooking water to the potatoes and remove from the heat
    5. Add the cooked potatoes, ground pepper, cumin and chives (chopped).
    6. Add salt to taste
    7. Add the rest of the pork fat
    8. Leave to rest in the refrigerator
    9. Place a tablespoon of filling in each Empanada lid. Close and make the traditional repulsion

    16.Place the empanadas on an oiled baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at medium temperature (180 ° C) for about 30 minutes

    We are done, to enjoy the empanadas.

    We shared some photos of our cooking classes a few months ago at the House of Jasmines ranch. Now it is time to cook at home.