Food·Posted on Jan 24, 201717 Empanada Recipes You'll Want To Save For LaterI'm not drooling, you're drooling.by Michelle NoBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed 1. Chicken Enchilada Empanada cookingforkeeps.com Use puff pastry dough for shorter prep time and a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shell. Recipe here. 2. Nutella and Banana Empanada giraffescanbake.com Though empanadas are traditionally filled with meats, vegetables, and fruit, this recipe dons a spiced Nutella filling that is now our favorite use for the chocolate spread. Recipe here. 3. Beef and Mushroom Empanada culinaryginger.com Ground beef and mushrooms are a savory match made in heaven. Recipe here. 4. Corn and Goat Cheese Empanada thewoksoflife.com These are vegetarian, but the combination of sweet, tangy, and salty flavors won't leave you feeling like you're missing out on anything. Recipe here. 5. Pineapple Empanada kitchengidget.com If sweet, fruit-centric empanadas are more your thing, you can also sub the pineapple for guava paste and cheese, a popular Cuban combination. Recipe here. 6. Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Empanada laylita.com It's a beautiful thing when two delicious cuisines come together. Recipe here. 7. Fried Cheese Empanada laylita.com Refrigerate the dough for at least an hour to make sure the cheese filling doesn't leak during the frying process. Recipe here. 8. Squash, Corn, and Spinach Empanada thesimplekitchen.net Roasting the squash will make it easier for you to mash it and combine it with the spinach and corn. Recipe here. 9. Feta Cheese and Chard Empanada nadelundgabel.wordpress.com Chard is harvested during spring, but is available year-round to add a slightly bitter, filling, and nutritious touch to any recipe. Recipe here. 10. Corn and Black Bean Empanada mycaliforniaroots.com This empanada takes untraditional shape and subs the standard flour + fat combination for a slightly flakier pie dough recipe. Recipe here. 11. Spicy Chicken Empanada joyfilledeats.com "How to Win Friends and Influence People" chapters 1-10: Serve spicy chicken empanadas with cilantro sour cream. Recipe here. 12. Blueberry Goat Cheese Empanada jocooks.com Perfect as a snack, dessert, or hearty breakfast food. Recipe here. 13. Pork and Corn Empanada kitchenetteblog.com Sear your poblano peppers, corn, and tomatoes in the same pan as your pork for more flavorful veggies. Recipe here. 14. Spicy Black Bean Empanada hilahcooking.com This amended empanada dough recipe consists of cream cheese, cornmeal, flour, and butter, resulting in a slightly darker, softer, and flaky shell. Recipe here. 15. Mushroom Empanada veganinthefreezer.com Make sure to cut the mushrooms into thick slices, as they'll reduce to half their size once you've cooked them. Recipe here. 16. Gluten-Free Squash and Gruyere Empanada snixykitchen.com There's something so therapeutic about pressing empanada edges together. 😌 Recipe here. 17. Orange-Almond Fig Empanada somunchlove.com You've never tasted figs like this before. Recipe here.