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empanada

Plural: empanadas

Language: Galician, Spanish

Description: Meat or fish pie, deep pastry filled with onion from Galicia. Because many Galicians moved to Latin America, the pie went with them and it can be found in many shapes and sizes all over the continent.


Pronounced: ehm-pah-NAH-dah
Ethnicity: Galician, Mexican
Most frequent country: Mexico, Spain
Most frequent region: Galicia

See places: Spanish food and cuisine, Galicia, Mexican food and cuisine

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