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Traditional Ecuadorian Empanadas and What Sets them Apart from other Empanadas
All over Central and South America you’ll find empanadas -- a stuffed starch filled with various ingredients that makes a great snack or meal. The name comes from the Spanish word ’empanar’, which means “enbreaded”. They were brought to the Americas by the Spanish, but each country has their own take on them.