Step by step: how to make the best homemade tuna empanadas

Step by step: how to make the best homemade tuna empanadas

This recipe is ideal for solving meals quickly and looking great in front of your diners. I found out how to make them.

In Argentina, empanadas are a very common dish. There is a wide variety of flavors, and one of the most classic is tuna. The difference between these is that they are usually serve cold.

If you want to solve the week’s meal in a simple way, then this recipe is perfect for you. I discovered how to make them so you can entertain your family and friends with a delicious dish.

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Tuna empanadas recipe


  • 1 tomato
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 3 olives
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1 pinch of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 onion
  • 1 can of tuna
  • Empanada tapas


  1. Cook the egg in boiling water for 10 minutes, remove and set aside.
  2. Cut into small cubes onion, green pepper and tomato.
  3. Cook these ingredients in a hot pan with a little oil, first leave the onion a little and then add the pepper.
  4. Add the tomato cut into cubes and integrate all the ingredients well.
  5. Add to the mixture tuna, chopped boiled egg and olives cut into slices.
  6. To integrate Mix all the ingredients well and let it cool.
  7. Place a tablespoon of filling on each lid of empanada dough
  8. Preheat the oven to 180ºC.
  9. Close the empanadas with the traditional revulsion.
  10. Cooking tuna empanadas baked at the same temperature during 20 minutes approximately.

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