You are here: Home » Recipes » Easy Sausage Empanadas Easy Sausage Empanadas Recipe by National Pork Board Yield servings Prep 10 mins Cook 25 mins PrintEmail Ingredients 1/4 pound bulk pork sausage2 tablespoons onion, finely chopped1/8 teaspoon garlic powder1/8 teaspoon ground cumin1/8 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed1 tablespoon pimento-stuffed olives, chopped1 tablespoon raisins, chopped1 -- egg, separated1 -- 15-oz package ready to bake pie crusts, (2 crusts) Instructions Crumble sausage in a medium skillet. Add onion, garlic powder, cumin and oregano; cook over medium-high heat till sausage is no longer pink. Drain and discard drippings. Stir in olives and raisins. Beat the egg yolk slightly; stir into sausage mixture, mixing well. Unfold crusts and cut into 3-inch rounds with biscuit cutter. Place about 2 teaspoons of sausage filling on half the cutouts. Top with remaining dough. Moisten fingers with water and pinch dough to seal edges. Slighly beat the egg white; gently brush over top of empanadas. Bake in a 425F. oven for 15-18 minutes, until browned. Serve hot.