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South American   -   Ham Empanadas (Venezuela)   adapted from The Art of South American Cooking

  • 1 Large Onion -- finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 Medium Poblano Peppers -- finely chopped
  • 2/3 Cup Cooked Ham -- diced
  • 2 Medium Hard-Boiled Egg -- chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese -- grated
  • 1 Package Pastry Dough
  • 10 Large Pimiento Stuffed Olives -- halved
Directions Saute onion in olive oil until soft. Add garlic and peppers, continue to saute for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and combine with ham, eggs, and cheese. To make turnovers, roll out dough and cut into 20, 3 inch diameter circles. Place a tablespoon of filling and half an olive on the dough. Fold pastry over to form a half moon. Seal with the tines of a fork and bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes or until nicely browned.
Serves 10
Time to Make 0:00

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