Spinach and Cheese Empanadas Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach and Cheese Empanadas recipe? Learn how to make Spinach and Cheese Empanadas using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by shellyg

Makes 8 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Spinach and Cheese Empanadas

4 oz. cream cheese
3 tbs butter
3/4 cup flour
1/8 tsp salt
3/4 lbs spinach leaves
1/6 cup minced onion
2 cloves garlic, chopped finely
3/4 cup ricotta cheese
1/4 cup parmesan, grated
1 oz. swiss cheese, grated
1 egg, slightly beaten

Recipe Directions for Spinach and Cheese Empanadas

  1. soften cream cheese and butter at room temperature. cream cream cheese and butter with paddle attachment of electric stand mixer. Slowly add flour and salt. cover in plastic wrap and refriderate for 3 hours to overnight.

  2. wilt spinach on medium heat with a little tiny bit of olive oil, put aside and squeeze out water when it is cool enough to handle. Then chop

  3. Preheat oven to 450 degrees

  4. sautee onion and garlic until browned. Mix in a bowl with spinach, cheeses.

  5. Roll dough to about 1/8 of an inch. cut out 4" circles. Spoon mix into circles, spread egg around edges. fold edges together and seal with the prongs of a fork.

  6. Bake at 450 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Categories

Cheese, Dairy, Vegetables, Appetizers, Brunch, Main Dish, Side Dish, Snacks, Central/South American, Cocktail Party, Fourth of July, Super Bowl, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, Advance, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 112.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
209
Calories from Fat
124
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.8g
21%
Saturated Fat
8.4g
42%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
63mg
21%
Sodium
234mg
10%
Potassium
318mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
12.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
9.1g
Vitamin A 89% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 19% Iron 12%
* 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
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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