7 Original Empanadas to Serve to Your Guests

Go beyond the classics and explore a bunch of different flavors

These mini bites are perfect for any small plates bash.

With any party comes the task of deciding on a menu that will feed the masses.

If your bash is an intimate affair, a smaller, more structured menu is a great idea — a sit down dinner, perhaps. However, if you have a house full of people for a cocktail gathering, small plates work best.

Try These Empanada Recipes At Your Next Bash!

Finger foods fill your guests up and can pack in a ton of flavor at the same time. They’re essential to any party and take the stress off any host or hostess because most can be prepped and cooked ahead of time. And while we’ve talked about perfect party foods many times before, today we’re spotlighting the empanada.

Empanadas are delightful hand-held fried pies.

The dish is said to hail from Northern Spain (where they are engrained in Galician culture) and can be filled with a variety of sweet and savory ingredients.

Ranging from appetizers to desserts, the seven we selected are definitely not your average chicken or beef empanadas. Add these to your party menu for flavor that’s unparalleled.