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Empanada - Making with Dinner Roll Dough

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I put a few frozen dinner rolls in refrigerator. They will be ready to stuff by the time I get home tonight.

Ingredients

  • dinner rolls, thawed
  • pepper jack cheese
  • taco meat

Inspired by an advertisement we read in the Minneapolis Sunday Star and Tribune.

Frozen dinner roll dough

Frozen dinner roll dough

An advertisement in the newspaper.

An advertisement in the newspaper.

Leftover taco meat

Leftover taco meat

Smoosh thawed dough flat.

Smoosh thawed dough flat.

Flatten dough on flour.

Flatten dough on flour.

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Cut some pieces of cheese.

Cut some pieces of cheese.

Slice of cheese on each flattened roll.

Slice of cheese on each flattened roll.

Cheese.

Cheese.

Spoonful of taco meat.

Spoonful of taco meat.

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Fold roll over sealing edges.

Fold roll over sealing edges.

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Deep Fry Filled Balls

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Flip over to cook underside.

Flip over to cook underside.

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empanada-making-with-dinner-roll-dough

Drain on Paper Towel

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Melted cheese infused with taco meat.

Melted cheese infused with taco meat.

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