Anytime Easy Empanada Or Enchilada Filling Recipe


  • 1lb lean ground beef(or venison, or even chicken)
  • 1/2lb ground Mexican chorizo(not the cooked kind in casing, rather the bulk style...or, make your own, like I did! Mexican Chorizo De Puebla
  • 1 bell pepper, or 2-3 mini sweets, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1-3 jalapenos, diced(to taste)
  • 1 can rotel style tomatoes, drained
  • ~7-8oz spicy tomato sauce(can sub enchilada or taco sauce, if desired)
  • about 1/2 cup chopped green and ripe olives(use a mixture)
  • 1t ground cumin
  • 1t ground coriander
  • 2t mild chili powder(I used ancho), optional
  • 1 lime
  • plenty of fresh ground black pepper, and a lil kosher or sea salt


This Wonderful, Cheap, Easy Mixture Is Versatile Enough To Be Used For Tacos, Empanadas, Burritos, Enchiladas, Or Even As A Nacho Topping! The Chorizo Adds A Lot Of Flavor, Even By Using Half The Amount Of The Beef. This Makes A Lot, So Whatever You Make

Group Recipes Favicon Group Recipes
View Full Recipe

MS Found Country:US image description
Back to top