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Description

A classic Spanish pastry, the empanada typically features a savory filling surrounded by a crisp pastry. This recipe for Tuna and Vegetable Empanada features a savory filling full of sauteed vegetables and just the right amount of tuna. Requiring just four ingredients, the pastry dough is easy to make. Vinegar gives the pastry a unique lightness. These empanadas are baked, not fried, saving you some calories. Enjoy the flavors of Spain as an appetizer, snack, lunch, or dinner with these tasty empanadas.

Ingredients

  • 300 grams flour
  • 1 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/2 bell pepper (diced)
  • 1/2 onions (diced)
  • 1/2 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can tuna
  • 1 egg yolks (whisked)
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • 1 pinch sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 Celsius.
  2. Mix the flour, water, vinegar, and salt together to form a dough. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Roll the dough out until thin and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Saute the tomato, pepper, and onion along with the sugar in the olive oil. Cook for a few minutes before adding the tomato and tuna. Simmer for 10 minutes on low heat until reduced. Salt to taste.
  5. Place the filling onto one half of the dough and fold over the other half to enclose the filling. Crimp the edges with a fork and brush with egg yolk.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.
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NutritionView more

380Calories
Sodium9%DV210mg
Fat12%DV8g
Protein27%DV14g
Carbs20%DV61g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories380Calories from Fat70
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat8g12%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol60mg20%
Sodium210mg9%
Potassium270mg8%
Protein14g27%
Calories from Fat70
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate61g20%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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