Pineapple and Vanilla Bean Empanadas
- 1/2 ripe pineapple
- 1/2 vanilla bean
- 1/4 cup orange juice
Finely dice the pineapple and place it in a medium sauce pan with the orange juice. Split the vanilla bean and scrape out the seeds with a pairing knife. Place the seeds and the pod into the pineapple mixture. Bring mixture to a simmer and cook until the pineapple is soft and the mixture is thick.