Chicken & Broccoli Empanadas

Looking for a simple meal that you can make at home? These delicious empanadas are the perfect dinner solution when you are short on time.

Ingredients

Serves4
1 cup

Rotisserie chicken, from the deli, chopped

6 oz

Frozen broccoli florets, thawed

8 oz

Sharp cheddar cheese, grated

1/2 tsp

Salt

2

Pie dough sheets

1

Egg, beaten

Directions

  1. Chop the broccoli into small pieces.

  2. Mix the cheese, broccoli, salt and chicken together.

  3. Cut 4” circles into the two pie dough sheets on a floured work surface.

  4. Brush the egg over the top of each circle of dough. Spoon a small portion of the broccoli/chicken mixture into the center of each round.

  5. Using your hands, gently fold the dough over the filling to create ½ moons. Seal the edges of the empanadas as best as you can.

  6. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Lay the empanadas on parchment lined baking sheet. Brush each empanada with a light coating of egg.

  7. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool slightly before serving.