Empanadas With Chili-cheese Sauce Recipe

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Empanadas With Chili-cheese Sauce
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  1. Pre-heat oven to 450
  2. Place beef in a 12 inch nonstick skillet over high heat, cook, turning and breaking up the meat, until it is crumbled and brown.
  3. Meanwhile, use a rolling pin to flatten each bisuit until it measures about 4 1/2 inches accross and is 1/4 inch thick. Place flattened bisuits on and ungreased baking sheet.
  4. When meat is browned, stir in the taco seasoning mix and water. Remove skillet from the heat. Place 2 tablespoons of meat in the center of each biscuit. Leave any meat you have leftover in the skillet. fold the dough over the meat to form a turnover, and press down edges with the tines of a fork to seal.
  5. Bake about 8 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, add the tomatoes with their juice and the salsa-cheese sauce to the skillet with the leftover meat. cook until heated through.
  7. To serve place turnovers on individual plates and top with the sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 290.21 Kcal (1215 kJ)
Calories from fat 99.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.05g 17%
Cholesterol 50.61mg 17%
Sodium 682.17mg 28%
Potassium 522.27mg 11%
Total Carbs 26.87g 9%
Sugars 1.02g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.62g 2%
Protein 19.94g 40%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Calcium 58.7mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 162.98 Kcal (682 kJ)
Calories from fat 55.86 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.21g 17%
Cholesterol 28.42mg 17%
Sodium 383.1mg 28%
Potassium 293.3mg 11%
Total Carbs 15.09g 9%
Sugars 0.57g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.35g 2%
Protein 11.2g 40%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Iron 1.6mg 16%
Calcium 33mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 6.6
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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