Chicken Empanadas

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Chicken Empanadas Recipe type: Entree   Chicken Empanadas are a Venezuelan food recipe with chicken stuffed pastries. Ingredients 2 c. cooked chicken, minced 1 c. cream cheese with chives 2 tbsp. minced parsley 1 tbsp. cornstarch 1 tbsp. water 36 wonton wrapper cooking spray Instructions Preheat the oven to 400F. Mix chicken, cheese and parsley. Combine … Continue reading

Chicken Rice

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Chicken Rice Recipe type: Entree   Chicken Rice is a Venezuelan food recipe called Arroz con Pollo. Ingredients ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup tomato sauce 1 chicken, cut up ⅛ teaspoon saffron (powdered) 1 onion chopped 2½ cups chicken broth 1 each clove garlic minced 1 cup uncooked rice Salt and pepper to taste Instructions … Continue reading

Potted Beans

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Potted Beans Recipe type: Entree   Potted Beans is a Venezuelan food recipe called Frijoles de Olla. Ingredients 1 pound beans – black or pinto 10 cups hot water ¼ cup white onion — roughly sliced 2 tablespoons lard 1 tablespoon salt — or to taste 2 large sprigs epazote, if black beans are used Pinto … Continue reading

Spicy Black Beans

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Spicy Black Beans Recipe type: Side   Spicy Black Beans is a Venezuelan food recipe called Caraotas Negra. Ingredients 450 grams dried black beans 1½ liters water ½ liter vegetable stock 1 red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large white onion, peeled and finely chopped 1-3 hot … Continue reading

Sweet Cachapas

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Sweet Cachapas Recipe type: Dessert   Sweet Cachapas is a Venezuelan food recipe for sweet corn pancakes. Ingredients 4 cups tender corn kernels 3 teaspoons salt ¾-1 cup water ¾ cup sugar Instructions Mix all the ingredients in a blender. The mix should become thick and heavy. If not, add more corn or a few tablespoons … Continue reading