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Cornmeal Empanadas

 

126

Yield

8

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

40

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

Filling
1 ½ pounds ground beef
1 ½ cups spaghetti sauce
thick
¼ cup raisins, seedless
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon brown sugar
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
*
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
ground
*
Cornmeal pastry
3 cups all-purpose flour
cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup vegetable shortening
*
½ cup water
ice cold
1 each eggs
beaten
1 tablespoon water
1 x taco sauce
optional
*

Directions

Cook ground beef; drain.

Simmer together filling ingredients.

Combine flour, cornmeal and salt in a bowl.

Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Add ice water, alittle at a time, until dough froms a ball.

Cover and let rest for 10 min.

Divide into two balls; roll half on a floured surface to a 16- inch circle.

Cut into four 7½ in. rounds. Put ½ of filling on each round.

Brush with combined egg and water. Fold to form half circles; crimp edges to seal.

Repeat with other dough and fil Bake on greased baking sheet 25 to 30 minutes at 400℉ (200℃). until lightly browned.

Serve with additional taco sauce, if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 218g (7.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 49332% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 27%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 546mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Sugars g
Protein 56g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 5% Iron 30%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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