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Low Carb Empanadas

Low Carb Empanadas

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Serves:
MacroValue
Carbs:4 g
Fat:22 g
Protein:18 g

Ingredients:

For the dough:

  • 1 ½ cup Mozzarella
  • 3 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1 ¼ cup Almond Flour
  • 1 Free Range Eggs

For the Filling:

  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • ½ Onion
  • ¼ cup Green Olives
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • cup Low Carb Salsa

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. In a pan over medium heat, cook onions in 1-2 tbsp olive oil until slightly softened
  3. Add in ground beef and break up with a spatula. Season meat mixture with chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika. Cook until browned
  4. Add in low carb salsa of choice and olives if using. Set aside
  5. While ground beef is cooking, add mozzarella and cream cheese to a bowl and microwave for one minute. Take out and stir well, then put back in the microwave for another minute. Stir well
  6. Add egg to mozzarella and cream cheese mixture and mix well. Then add in the almond flour and combine well again
  7. Roll the dough flat with a rolling pin or with a piece of wax paper on top and use a rolling pin. Once you've rolled it flat, about ¼" thick, use a bowl to cut circle shapes
  8. Form extra dough again
  9. Lay on a lightly greased cooking sheet, parchment paper or a silicone baking mat
  10. Place a couple spoonful of meat mixture into each circle on one half and then fold the other half over. Make sure to press down firmly on the edges
  11. Slightly roll the edges to make sure they're together well or use a fork to gently push down the edges
  12. Once done shaping all empanadas, cook at 325 degrees for 12 minutes until starting to turn golden brown

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Low Carb Empanadas

Ingredients:

For the dough:

  • 1 ½ cup Mozzarella
  • 3 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1 ¼ cup Almond Flour
  • 1 Free Range Eggs

For the Filling:

  • 1 lb Ground Beef
  • ½ Onion
  • ¼ cup Green Olives
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • cup Low Carb Salsa

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. In a pan over medium heat, cook onions in 1-2 tbsp olive oil until slightly softened
  3. Add in ground beef and break up with a spatula. Season meat mixture with chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika. Cook until browned
  4. Add in low carb salsa of choice and olives if using. Set aside
  5. While ground beef is cooking, add mozzarella and cream cheese to a bowl and microwave for one minute. Take out and stir well, then put back in the microwave for another minute. Stir well
  6. Add egg to mozzarella and cream cheese mixture and mix well. Then add in the almond flour and combine well again
  7. Roll the dough flat with a rolling pin or with a piece of wax paper on top and use a rolling pin. Once you've rolled it flat, about ¼" thick, use a bowl to cut circle shapes
  8. Form extra dough again
  9. Lay on a lightly greased cooking sheet, parchment paper or a silicone baking mat
  10. Place a couple spoonful of meat mixture into each circle on one half and then fold the other half over. Make sure to press down firmly on the edges
  11. Slightly roll the edges to make sure they're together well or use a fork to gently push down the edges
  12. Once done shaping all empanadas, cook at 325 degrees for 12 minutes until starting to turn golden brown