Mangez Québec

Fresh corn empanadas

Preparation
30 minutes
Cooking time
45 minutes
Portions
6

ingredients

FILLING

  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) oil
  • 250 ml (1 cup) minced scallions
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) chopped celery
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 500 ml (2 cups) fresh Quebec corn kernels
  • 350 g (3/4 lb) ground beef or lamb
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) ground cumin
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) grated fresh ginger 
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 kg (2 lb) ready-made pie dough

SPICY COLE SLAW

  • 1 medium-sized head Quebec cabbage, finely sliced
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) rice vinegar
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2-5 ml (1/2-1 tsp.) crushed chillies
  • 2 ml (1/2 tsp.) caraway seed
  • Salt

SPICY TOMATO-YOGURT SAUCE

  • 250 ml (1 cup) plain yogurt
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tomato, finely diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 ml (1 tsp.) grated fresh ginger 
  • 1.2 ml (1/4 tsp.) crushed chillies
  • 2.5 ml (1/2 tsp.) salt

Preparation

Corn Empanadas

Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).

  1. Brown vegetables in oil for 5 minutes. Add meat and spices and continue cooking stirring regularly until meat is cooked. Season with salt and pepper. Cool slightly.
  2. Roll out dough to 3-mm (1/8-in.) thickness on a floured surface; cut out 12 15-cm (6-in.) circular shapes.
  3. Top six rounds with one sixth of the filling and spread leaving a 1-cm (1/2-in) border.
  4. Cover each empanada with the 6 other rounds, sealing borders. Lay empanadas on a cookie sheet and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden.

Spicy Cole Slaw

Mix all ingredients together with a wooden spoon. Transfer to a jar, close and let macerate for 30 minutes.

Spicy Tomato-Yogurt Sauce

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Delicious with empanadas or any grilled meat!

Auteur
MENU Plaisirs maraîchers - 2007

produits utilisés

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