Vegan Empanadas


12 servings


1 hour

Dough Ingredients:

Whole Wheat Flour Salt Water Vinegar Vegan Butter

Filling Ingredients:

Black Beans Onion Corn Garlic Spinach Chili Powder Paprkika Salt & Pepper r

Step 1

Add the flour, and salt to a large bowl. Whisk together to combine.

Step 2

Add chilled vegan butter.  Cut the butter into the flour until it resembles a coarse meal.

Step 3

Add the vinegar and water. Start  with ½ a cup of water.

Step 4

Gather the dough together, and knead gently

Step 5

Chill in the refrigerator while you prepare the filling.

Step 6

Make the filling. Cook onion and garlic until translucent, about 3 minutes.

Step 7

Add black beans and spinach. Cook an additional 5 minutes.

Step 8

Add all of the spices and frozen corn. Cook an additional 3 minutes. 

Step 9

Remove dough from the refrigerator. Roll out to 1/4 inch thickness. 

Step 10

Cut out into 4 inch circles. 

Step 11

Place 2-3 tbsp of filling onto each circle. 

Step 12

Fold over and pinch close using a fork.

Step 13

Bake for 20 minutes at 350 F. 

Healthy Comfort Food

These tasty vegan empanadas stuffed with black beans and corn are a crowd pleaser!

Hi! I'm Alison!

I'm a plant-based vegan married to a meat eater with two picky kids. I use whole food plant-based ingredients to create a delicious compromise in the kitchen.