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Barbacoa Empanadas

Barbacoa Empanadas

Ingredients icon 4 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes Makes 12 Empanadas
Time icon 30 Minutes
Recipe courtesy of: Chef Tiffany Collins Blackmon,



  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.  

  2. Working with 1 dough round at a time, top each with approximately 1 heaping Tbsp.  barbacoa and 1 heaping Tbsp. shredded cheese. Moisten edges of dough with water, if needed; fold dough over and press with fingers to seal.  Crimp edges using a fork or your fingertips. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough rounds, barbacoa, and cheese. Brush tops with egg.  Bake about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown. 

  3. Serve with salsa, guacamole, sour cream and pico de gallo. 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 220.8 Calories; 130.9 Calories from fat; g 14.5 Total Fat (6.5 g Saturated Fat; 0.9 g Trans Fat; 0.1 g Polyunsaturated Fat; 0.9 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 33 mg Cholesterol; 355.4 mg Sodium; 16.7 g Total Carbohydrate; 0 g Dietary Fiber; 7.4 g Protein; 0.4 mg Iron; 11.6 mg Potassium; 0.9 mg Niacin; 0 mg Vitamin B6; 0.1 mcg Vitamin B12; 0.3 mg Zinc; 3.2 mcg Selenium; 1.6 mg Choline.

This recipe is a good source of Protein.


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