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Rice and Bean Empanadas


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Ingredients

1 cup cooked white or brown rice
1/2 cup canned vegetarian refried beans
1/4 cup salsa, well drained
1/4 cup shredded ff cheddar cheese (optional)
1/2 (15 oz) package (1 crust) refrgerated lard-free piecrust


Preheat oven to 400F.


In bowl, combine rice, beans, salsa and cheese.


Unfold piecrust; divide into fourths, using the folds as a guide.


Favoring one side, spoon 1/4th of the rice mixture on each quarter of piecrust.


Fold the crust over the filling.


Seal and crimp edges.


Cut 2 small slits in the top of each pastry and transfer to an ungreased baking sheet.


Bake 20 minutes or until golden brown.


Pairs Well With


Notes

A dash of local for every season
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