Spiced Turkey Empanada Recipe

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Spiced Turkey Empanada
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  1. Heat oven to 400°. Sprinkle turkey with salt, pepper, cumin and chili powder. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Cook turkey, breaking up with a spoon, until brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, olives and jalapeños. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer until turkey is cooked through and tomatoes are soft, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Coat a large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cut dough into 4 equal portions. Pull dough into 4 flat disks, each 8 inches in diameter. Top each round with 1/2 cup turkey filling. Fold dough in half and fold bottom edge over top. Press closed. Transfer to cookie sheet and coat empanadas with cooking spray. Bake until dough is firm and golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 376.36 Kcal (1576 kJ)
Calories from fat 132.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.7g 23%
Cholesterol 37.98mg 13%
Sodium 1666.88mg 69%
Potassium 189.44mg 4%
Total Carbs 40.49g 13%
Sugars 2.07g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.17g 13%
Protein 19.46g 39%
Vitamin C 5.5mg 9%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Calcium 40.6mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 154.37 Kcal (646 kJ)
Calories from fat 54.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.03g 23%
Cholesterol 15.58mg 13%
Sodium 683.68mg 69%
Potassium 77.7mg 4%
Total Carbs 16.61g 13%
Sugars 0.85g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 13%
Protein 7.98g 39%
Vitamin C 2.3mg 9%
Iron 0.8mg 10%
Calcium 16.7mg 4%

* 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

  • 8.1
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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