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Easy Biscuit Empanadas Recipe

Quick and easy biscuit empanadas recipe is the perfect week night meal to add to your meal plan. Super simple meal idea in under 30 mintues.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword 30 minute meal, biscuit empanadas, easy, quick
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Author Amy Greene


  • 1 Can 8 count Biscuits or use my biscuit recipe
  • 1 lb. Browned Ground Meat with taco seasoning
  • 1 Cup Cheese
  • 1 Cup Onion Optional


  1. Open Biscuits and take a rolling pin and flatten out each of the 8 biscuits into about a 6-8 inch circle. Using flour for dusting so they won’t stick.
  2. When all the biscuits are rolled out for the empanadas, take about 1 ½ tablespoons of Browned Taco Meat and place in the center. Then top with Cheese. Fold the dough over and seal the biscuit empandas with a little water and a fork.
  3. Bake the biscuit empanadas in the oven per instructions for the biscuits. These biscuit empanadas are super simple and very delicious.