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Empanada Dough Recipe

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


Submitted by that_one_amy

Makes 10 servings



Got this recipe from About.com. Doesn't look very low calorie especially when filled but I'll try it anyway. Good reviews.

Recipe Ingredients for Empanada Dough

3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold water
1 egg
1 egg white
1 teaspoon vinegar
3 tablespoons shortening

Recipe Directions for Empanada Dough

  1. PREPARATION:

  2. In a bowl, beat the water, egg, egg white and vinegar together. Set aside.

  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the 3 cups of flour and salt.

  4. Make a well in the center of the flour mix and pour the liquid ingredients from the first bowl into the center.

  5. Mix the wet and dry ingredients with a fork until it becomes stiff.

  6. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead it just until all the flour is incorporated and the dough is smooth.

  7. Wrap the dough in plastic and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, but never more than 24 hours.

  8. Tip: If you want to keep the dough longer than 24 hours, you can freeze it.

  9. Servings: Makes approximately 10 six-inch empanadas.

Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 62.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
179
Calories from Fat
41
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.6g
7%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
245mg
10%
Potassium
52mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
28.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
0.1g
Protein
4.7g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 10%
* 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
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in selenium
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