- 2 store-bought pie crusts or 2 dough rounds of homemade Empanada dough
- 1 pound 80/20 ground beef
- 1 (1 ounce) package of taco seasoning
- 1 1/4 cup freshly grated Cheddar cheese
- 1 large egg
- 1 tablespoon water
Place a large sauté pan over medium-high heat and allow to come to temperature. Add the beef, break apart, and sprinkle with taco seasoning. Cook for 5-7 minutes, until the beef, is cooked through. Set aside to cool.
Transfer the beef to a mixing bowl and stir in the cheese.
Preheat the oven to 400° and have ready 2 baking sheets lined with either parchment paper or a silicone baking mat. Prepare the egg wash by whisking together the egg and the water. Set aside until ready to use.
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