May 22, 2015

Chili Nation: HORMEL Chili Empanadas

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Chili Nation: HORMEL Chili Empanadas

Down here in Florida, we are a melting pot of influences from Latin American, Cuba and the Caribbean. You can walk into any Publix and find deliciously fresh empanadas, croquettas and fresh Cuban bread. Empanadas are one of my all time faves so when the opportunity came from Hormel to represent Florida cuisine, this was a no brainer! Being only 90 miles away from Cuba and a couple hour boat ride to the Bahamas & Caribbean, South Florida is jammed packed with authentic, Latin flavor. Empanadas are typically filled with meats, cheeses, guava or a mix of both cheese and guava….

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