Baked Beef Empanadas

  • prep: 40 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This delectable, stuffed pastry is enjoyed in many different ways around the world. Empanadas can be baked or fried, and filled with a variety of meat, vegetables, fruits and cheese. In the Philippines, empanadas are typically made with a slightly sweet bread dough and stuffed with a savory filling that includes ground meat (pork, beef or chicken), potatoes, onions and raisins. In this recipe, carrots and cumin were added for an extra boost of flavor. For a healthy twist, these empanadas are baked, not fried. Bring them to your next potluck or simply share them with your loved ones. I guarantee, baked beef empanadas will be hard to resist.

    Ingredients

    • ½ lb lean ground beef
    • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • ½ onion, finely chopped
    • 1 small Yukon gold potato, finely diced
    • 1 small carrot, peeled and finely diced
    • ¼ cup raisins
    • 1 Tbsp olive oil
    • 2 tsp soy sauce
    • ½ tsp cumin
    • ? cup tomato sauce
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 box premade pie crust or puff pastry dough
    • 1 egg (for egg wash)
    • ½ cup water

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 791 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 25.32%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 120 mg 40%
    • Sodium: 1181 mg 49.21%
    • Calcium: 144 mg 14.4%
    • Potassium: 1136 mg 32.45%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 47.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 108 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 44.36%
    • Sugar: 90 g
    • Protein: 58 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 126.08%
    • Vitamin C 79.28%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit4
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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