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Mexican Samosas served on a wooden platter with guacamole.
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Mexican Samosas

These Mexican Samosas recipe was inspired from the traditional Indian Samosa.  Made with ground meat, black beans, corn, onions, jalapeños, garlic, cilantro, tomato sauce, smoky spices and served with guacamole.  Hyper-yummy!              
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 8
Calories: 249kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup black beans rinse beans
  • 1/2 cup can corn
  • 4 oz Goya salsa Goya tomato sauce (can also use another can of tomato sauce if you can't find Goya tomato sauce)
  • 2 garlic cloves skin peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup white or red onion chopped
  • 1 jalapeño chopped, seeds and membrane included if you like extra heat
  • 3 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 packet Sazon Goya find in the international aisle
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 package 6 inch flour tortilla/burrito wraps cut burrito wraps in half and I only used 8 wraps to make 16 Mexican Samosas
  • 1 cup vegetable oil for frying samosas

OPTIONAL

  • 1 cup store bought salsa of your choice
  • hot sauce

GUACAMOLE DIP

  • 2 avocado peeled, pitted, smashed with fork
  • 1 lemon cut in half, seeds removed and squeezed for juice
  • 1 roma tomato rinsed and chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped, optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

FLOUR GLUE

  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 5 Tablespoons water

Instructions

Ground Turkey

  • In a skillet over medium heat cook ground turkey breaking meat apart with spoon until no longer pink. About 5-7 minutes. 
    Add onion, jalapeno and mix. Cook for 2 minutes. 

    Add garlic, salt, pepper, mix together and cook for another minute. 

    Add Goya sauce, mix well together. 

    Add black beans, corn, Goya Sazon single packet, cilantro and cook for 5 minutes on medium to low heat. 

    Remove from skillet and set aside to cool meat mixture for about 10 minutes.

Guacamole Dip

  • In the meantime, cut avocados, remove pits and scoop avocado flesh into a bowl. With a fork, mash avocado. 
    Add lemon or lime juice. 
    Add tomato, onion, garlic and salt and pepper. Mix well. Set aside.

Flour Glue

  • Mix flour and water to form paste.

Forming Samosas

  • Cut flour tortillas in half. In your hand, take one half at a time.  
    Fold part of the burrito wrap over to the center and then again to form a cone. 
    Seal the open side with flour paste. 
    Fill cone with meat mixture and seal the top to form seal with flour paste.
    Repeat same process with the other halves.

Frying Samosas and Serving

  • Heat oil over medium heat. Add a few samosas at a time and cook on both sides until golden brown. 
    Drain on paper towels. 
    Serve with guacamole. Enjoy!
    Can also serve with store bought salsa and hot sauce.

Video

Notes

You will have ground turkey mixture leftover.  Make more samosas and freeze for another day.  Could also use mix in tacos, burritos, tostadas or flautas.
Could also just refrigerate if using in a day or two or freeze mixture and use another day.

Nutrition

Serving: 8g | Calories: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 508mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.2mg