Poblano Chile and Cheese Empanadas Recipe

Poblano Chile and Cheese Empanadas Recipe

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How To Make Poblano Chile and Cheese Empanadas

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1largepoblano pepper
  • 1cupManchego cheese,grated
  • 2tbspManchego cheese,grated
  • 12empanada pastry discs,such as Goya® Tapas para Empanadas
  • 1egg,beaten


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place poblano directly on the grates of a gas stove. Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes, flipping with tongs occasionally, until blackened and charred.

  3. Place in a sealed plastic bag and allow to cool for 7 to 8 minutes. Peel off charred skins, remove seeds, and cut flesh into 1-inch squares.

  4. Place 1 ½ tablespoons Manchego cheese onto each empanada disc. Top each with ½ tablespoon poblano peppers. Fold dough over on top of filling to close.

  5. Wet fingers with water and run them along the edges to help seal. Press edges together. Place empanadas on the prepared baking sheet and brush with beaten egg.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 24 to 26 minutes or until golden brown.


  • Calories: 321.01kcal
  • Fat: 22.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.85g
  • Fiber: 0.78g
  • Sugar: 0.64g
  • Protein: 7.23g
  • Cholesterol: 27.16mg
  • Sodium: 209.75mg
  • Calcium: 99.06mg
  • Potassium: 59.86mg
  • Iron: 1.34mg
  • Vitamin A: 44.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 11.37mg
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