Thai Beef Empanadas Recipe

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Thai Beef Empanadas
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  1. In a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in 1-1/2 teaspoons oil until tender. Stir in the serrano pepper, oyster sauce, lemongrass and sugar; cook for 1 minute. Using two forks, shred enough beef roast to measure 1 cup (save remaining roast for another use); stir into skillet. Remove from the heat.
  2. Spoon 1 tablespoon rice over half of each empanada wrapper to within 1/4 in. of edges; top with 2 tablespoons beef mixture and a basil leaf. Brush jelly over opposite half of each wrapper. Fold dough over filling. Moisten edges with water; press with a fork to seal and prick tops.
  3. Place on a greased baking sheet. Brush tops with remaining oil. Bake at 425° for 10-13 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8 empanadas.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 75.46 Kcal (316 kJ)
Calories from fat 24.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.76g 4%
Cholesterol 1.98mg 1%
Sodium 150.04mg 6%
Potassium 54.16mg 1%
Total Carbs 11.12g 4%
Sugars 4.43g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0.68g 3%
Protein 1.95g 4%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 6%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Calcium 10.2mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 156.45 Kcal (655 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.73g 4%
Cholesterol 4.11mg 1%
Sodium 311.06mg 6%
Potassium 112.3mg 1%
Total Carbs 23.05g 4%
Sugars 9.18g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1.41g 3%
Protein 4.05g 4%
Vitamin C 7.5mg 6%
Iron 1mg 3%
Calcium 21.2mg 1%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.6
  • 2

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

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