Empanadas are a traditional food throughout Latin America. Each country has its own versions and recipes, and they’re all delicious. These Ecuadorian Cheese Empanadas have a great balance between the sweetness of the sugar and the saltiness of the Tropical Queso Ecuatoriano.
Ecuadorian Cheese Empanadas, also known as “empanadas de viento”, are fried and served hot, sprinkled with sugar, and delicious Ecuadorian Cheese melted inside. Just make sure you close them tightly before frying so the cheese stays put. See the recipe below.
Ecuadorian Empanadas are a delicious appetizer; they are tasty with coffee in the morning, an afternoon snack, or a dessert. They are also quick and easy to make.
Enjoy this and other traditional Ecuadorian recipes with our Tropical Queso Ecuatoriano, like Bolón de Verde, Locro de Papa, and Llapingachos (potato cakes).