Baked Beef Empanadas Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound Laura's 92% Lean Ground Beef or 96% Lean Ground Round
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup canned low-salt yellow corn, drained
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 20 wonton wrappers
  • Cooking spray
  • Salsa, low-fat sour cream (optional)


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Cook ground beef, onion and next 3 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet 5 minutes or until beef is browned; drain. Add corn and next 2 ingredients and cook until heated through. Remove and let cool.
  3. Working with one wonton wrapper at a time, spoon 1 tablespoon beef mixture into center of each wrapper. Bring 2 opposite corners together and pinch the points to seal, forming a triangle. Place wrappers on a wire rack and repeat procedure with remaining wrappers and beef mixture.
  4. Place empanadas on lightly greased baking sheets and coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake 4 to 6 minutes on each side, turning once or until golden. Serve with salsa and sour cream, if desired.


Recipe Yield: Yield: Makes 20 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 85
Fat: 1.5 grams
Saturated Fat: .68 grams
Fiber: .62 grams
Sodium: 157 milligrams
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams
Protein: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams



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