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Tuna Empanadas

Tuna puff pastry empanadas are great for parties and family gatherings! These Puff pastry pockets filled with delicious tuna filling are very easy to make!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 28 servings
Calories: 135kcal
Author: Julie Clark


For the Filling:

  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs peeled
  • 5 ounces Canned Tuna drained
  • 2 ounces Marinated Peppers
  • 1 Teaspoon Oregano
  • 6 Tablespoons Ketchup
  • A Pinch of Salt & Black Pepper

For Empanadas:

  • 20 oz Ready rolled Puff Pastry Sheets
  • Optional: Egg Wash (1 small egg) beaten


  • Throw all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Taste it and add more seasoning, if needed.
  • Using a 3 inch circle cutter cut as many circles out of the pastry as possible.
  • Place a teaspoon of the filling in the centre of each circle. Fold in half and seal with your fingers by pressing the edges together. Place them on your work top and seal the edges.
  • Transfer empanadas onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Brush each empanada with egg wash and pierce with a toothpick/skewer several times.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 400F for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Enjoy warm or cold!



Don’t put the cut offs together, knead and roll out with a rolling pin. This would destroy the layers so I suggest you just bake them as they are. If you have some leftover filling, just dip them in it! If you don’t want to use egg wash, you can omit this step.


Serving: 34g | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g