Beef Empanadas

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Beef Empanadas Recipe type: Entree   Beef Empanadas are a Venezuelan food recipe with beef stuffed pastries. Ingredients ¼ lb. ground beef 3 tbsp. onion, chopped 3 tbsp. green bell pepper, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 3 tbsp. raisins, chopped ½ tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. paprika ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 10 green olives, … Continue reading

Three Cheese Lasagna

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Three Cheese Lasagna Recipe type: Entree   Three Cheese Lasagna is a Venezuelan food recipe with beef, tomato and white sauce. Ingredients 6 sheets lasagna noodles, cooked, drained and kept warm 4 ounces Solé Oaxaca, shredded 1 cup tomato-beef sauce (recipe below) 4 ounces sliced ham 2 ounces GranQueso, shredded 1 cup béchamel sauce (recipe below) … Continue reading

Apple Empanadas

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Apple Empanadas Recipe type: Dessert   Apple Empanadas are a Venezuelan food recipe with apple stuffed pastries. Ingredients 2 c. chopped apples 2 tbsp. sugar 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tbsp. cornstarch 1 tbsp. water 36 wonton wrapper cooking spray Instructions Preheat the oven to 400F. Mix apples, sugar and cinnamon. Combine the cornstarch and the water … 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

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