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Empanada(Meat Pie)



Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium


1 pound ground beef
2 cloves garlic
2 large eggs
hard boiled, cold, chopped
¼ cup milk
1 x salt and black pepper
1 x raisins, seedless
to taste
1 x green olives
1 pinch red pepper flakes
1 x vegetable oil
1 large onions
1 x pastry dough


Fry onions in cooking oil until soft.

Add minced garlic and brown lightly.

Drain oil.

Add ground beef to onions and sauté until meat turns a light brown.

Add chopped olives, eggs, salt and black pepper, raisins, pinch of red pepper and milk.

Allow to simmer (uncovered) over low heat for 5 mins.

Pastry dough: Any good grade of commercial pie crust mix will give satisfactory results or use your own favorite recipe .

Roll out dough ⅛ inch thickness and cut with a 5 inch cutter.

Place meat filling on one side of the dough.

Fold the other side over the filling and pinch the edges.

Deep fry in hot cooking oil until crisp and brown or bake in a 400℉ (200℃) oven until the crust is a golden brown.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 196g (6.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 34355% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 205mg 68%
Sodium 138mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 63g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 8% Iron 20%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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