Empanada Dough Recipe

Looking for an easy Empanada Dough recipe? Learn how to make Empanada Dough using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jailita

Makes 24 servings



Adapted from ?El Vino Perfecto Para Cada Comida,? by Héctor Vergara (Planeta Vino, 2005) http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/15/dining/15empa.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y

Recipe Ingredients for Empanada Dough

3 1/2 ounces lard
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 cups flour, more for work surface

Recipe Directions for Empanada Dough

  1. Melt lard in a small saucepan over low heat. Immediately mix with salt and 2/3 cup very warm water. Place flour in a food processor. Turn machine on and pour half the liquid through feed tube. Stop machine, turn it to pulse and add half the remaining liquid. Keep pulsing and add rest of liquid.

  2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface, knead briefly until smooth, form into a disk, wrap in plastic and refrigerate until cool, at least 30 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 20.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
94
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
146mg
6%
Potassium
17mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
11.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Protein
1.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • No sugar
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