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Pulled Pork Empanadas

What is an Empanada?

Are you interested in learning about Empanadas? According to Farmer’s Almanac, “Empanadas are Spanish or Latin-American pastry turnovers that are filled with savory fillings.” Furthermore, these pastries can either be baked or fried and served as a protein-filled snack, lunch, dinner, or party appetizer.

Duck Empanadas

Game Meat Empanadas

The Empanadas showcased through this web story are Game Meat, specifically, Bison, Pulled Pork, and Duck.

Vegan Empanada Dough

Ironic or not, although the filling is not Vegan-friendly, the dough is. The pillowy-soft blanket that encompasses these savory fillings is Vegan Empanada Dough and takes just minutes to make. With Sourdough Starter kneaded into the dough, the texture of these pastries is unbeatable. Pillowy soft, tender, and flaky crust will make these pastries hard to say no to.

Vegan Empanada Dough


Along with using Vegan Empanada Dough which is dairy and egg-free, the filling inside these pastries, for the most part, is allergy-friendly. Lean, Game Meat is the showcase for the insides of these pockets of flavor. Although some of the recipes do contain cheese, you can easily substitute this for dairy-free cheese.

close up shot of an empanada
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In Conclusion

In conclusion, these Spanish and Latin American pastries are savory, rich, and packed with Game Meat protein. These make for the perfect grab-and-go meal for any busy night, a conversational-starting party appetizer, or a creative way to use leftovers. Enjoy these for the recipes that they are or remake them to fit the taste bud needs of you and your family.