Turkey and Caramelized Onion Jam Stuffed Empanadas

Total Time: 35 Min


About this recipe

Introducing our Turkey and Caramelized Onion Jam Stuffed Empanadas, a delightful fusion of flavors. Tender turkey, sweet figs, earthy mushrooms, and rich caramelized onions combine seamlessly, then get a touch of depth with Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine. Encased in perfectly baked, flaky dough, these empanadas are a savory treat.

Prep Time: 20 Min

Cook Time: 15 Min

Yield: 15 SERVINGS


Empanada Filling

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup turkey, ½-inch cubes, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. dried figs, ½-inch cubes, diced
  • 1 cup button mushrooms, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. caramelized onions
  • 2 Tbsp. Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Empanada dough (recipe below)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Cranberry Orange Marsala Dipping Sauce (recipe below)

Empanada Dough

Cranberry Orange Marsala Dipping Sauce


For Empanada Filling

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. In pan, heat butter; add turkey, figs, mushrooms and caramelized onions.
  3. Deglaze pan with Holland House® Marsala Cooking Wine; season with salt and pepper, and cool.
  4. Roll out dough ⅛- to ¼-inch thick and cut into 15 (3-inch) circles.
  5. Brush egg on entire disc of dough, eliminating any air bubbles, and place 1 Tbsp. filling in center of each circle. Fold dough in half and crimp with fork; prick top with toothpick to let steam out.
  6. Place empanada on greased sheet tray and brush with remaining egg; bake 15 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Place on plate and serve with Cranberry Orange Marsala Dipping Sauce.

For Empanada Dough

  1. Sift flour and salt.
  2. Cut butter into small cubes and blend into flour.
  3. Whisk together egg, ice water and vinegar. Add egg mixture to flour and mix until just incorporated.
  4. On table, knead dough; wrap and chill 1 hour.

For Cranberry Orange Marsala Dipping Sauce

  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly.