Corn And Cheese Phyllo Empanadas Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Corn and Cheese Phyllo Empanadas are a delicious twist on the traditional empanada. These flaky and crispy pastries are filled with a creamy corn and cheese mixture, making them a perfect appetizer or snack. The phyllo dough adds a light and delicate texture to the empanadas, while the filling provides a burst of flavor. Serve them hot with a dipping sauce of your choice for a crowd-pleasing treat.

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Non Vegdiet
Corn And Cheese Phyllo Empanadas

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Ingredients for Corn And Cheese Phyllo Empanadas Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Corn Kernels
  • 0.13 cup Shredded Cheese
  • 1/2 ounce Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1/4 Green Onions, Chopped
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1 Sheets Phyllo Dough
  • 0.06 cup Melted Butter

Directions: Corn And Cheese Phyllo Empanadas Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine corn kernels, shredded cheese, cream cheese, chopped green onions, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 3.Place one sheet of phyllo dough on a clean surface and brush it with melted butter.
  • STEP 4.Place another sheet of phyllo dough on top and brush it with melted butter.
  • STEP 5.Repeat this process with two more sheets of phyllo dough.
  • STEP 6.Cut the layered phyllo dough into squares or circles, depending on your preference.
  • STEP 7.Place a spoonful of the corn and cheese filling in the center of each phyllo square or circle.
  • STEP 8.Fold the phyllo dough over the filling to form a triangle or half-moon shape.
  • STEP 9.Press the edges together to seal the empanadas.
  • STEP 10.Repeat the process with the remaining phyllo dough and filling.
  • STEP 11.Place the empanadas on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • STEP 12.Brush the tops of the empanadas with melted butter.
  • STEP 13.Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the empanadas are golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 14.Serve the Corn and Cheese Phyllo Empanadas hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to keep the unused phyllo dough covered with a damp towel to prevent it from drying out.
  • You can add diced bell peppers or jalapenos to the filling for extra flavor and heat.
  • If you prefer a vegetarian version, you can omit the shredded cheese and use more cream cheese instead.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the leftover empanadas in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the empanadas in the oven or toaster oven to maintain their crispiness.
calories per serving
3 g Fat< 1 g Protein< 1 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
    < 1g
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    < 1mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    < 1mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp