This is an empanada sauce created in particular for serving with the selfmade empanadas I shared these days. Loosely based totally on a conventional Colombian sauce called hogao, it has a wickedly suitable smokey flavour from char-roasting tomatoes inside the oven. Use leftovers as a dip!
I’m a company believer than empanadas ought to be so fantastic, you want to seize them instantly out of the oven and eat them undeniable. Make the beef empanadas – and you will! warm and crispy on the outside, juicy and flavourful at the interior, it’s the whole lot an empanada should be!
however it is nice to have some thing wet to dip empanadas into because the reality is that there’s most effective so juicy you may make the empanada filling without compromising the crispiness of the bottom. Empanadas are not like, say, Aussie meat pies that have molten gravy fillings.
even as the beef empanada recipe includes numerous simple sauce options, this empanada sauce become created specially and is with the aid of a ways the nice!
Ingredients in empanada sauce
This empanada sauce is based on a traditional Colombian sauce called hogao and is made with tomato that’s roasted until charred for stunning smoky flavour.
- Tomatoes – 2 medium ones, approximately 125g/4oz every.
- Garlic cloves – Peel the skin off but preserve them entire.
- Spices – cumin for flavour and cayenne pepper for a warm buzz.
- Sugar – just a tiny amount, to stability the flavor
- Lime juice – for freshness/sour. substitute with lemon or a vinegar (it’s best a small quantity so substitutions are flexible)
- inexperienced onion – for a chunk of freshness and fine bits of inexperienced inside the sauce
How to make Empanada sauce
- Roast the tomato and garlic till you get exceptional charred edges which offers the sauce its special smokey flavour; then
Serve with fresh, selfmade empanadas.
Weep with joy.
No recipe video for this one because it’s an additional recipe for the pork empanadas and comparatively clear-cut. although i’m able to by no means face up to if there’s demand, so depart your request underneath in case you’d like a recipe video!