How to Freeze Empanadas

by Jonae Fredericks
Freeze pre-made or fully-cooked empanadas.

Freeze pre-made or fully-cooked empanadas.

Empanadas can contain many types of filling, from beef and chicken to fruit. These plump pastries can be made ahead of time and frozen to eat at a later date or frozen as leftovers. Perfectly frozen empanadas don't clump together in a plastic freezer bag, impossible to get apart. Individually wrapped, you can take empanadas one by one from the freezer when you get a craving.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Lay the empanadas on the baking sheet in a single layer so they don't touch.

Slide the baking sheet in the freezer.

Remove the baking sheet from the freezer when the empanadas are frozen solid -- about two hours.

Wrap each empanada tightly in plastic freezer wrap. Place the individually wrapped empanadas in freezer bags, and then transfer the bags to the freezer.

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