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Keto Empenadas

Category, , DifficultyBeginner

Yields10 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins

Dough
 ¾ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
 ¾ cup almond flour
 2 tbsp cream cheese
 1 large egg
 ½ tsp salt
Filling
 ½ lb ground beef
 1 tbsp taco seasoning
 ½ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp cumin
 ¼ tsp chili powder
 1 tbsp onions minced
 1 tbsp garlic minced

1

Filling
Preheat oven to 350° F. In a large pan, heat on high, brown the ground beef. Drain the beef and return to pan. Add the seasoning to the meat and mix well.

2

Dough
In a microwave safe bowl, combine the cream cheese and mozzarella cheese. Microwave for 45 seconds, mix well and microwave again for another 45 seconds.

3

Add almond flour, egg and seasoning and mix well.

4

Roll the dough out between two pieces of parchment paper, to about 1/4" thick.

5

Using a small 5" bowl or round cookie cutter, stamp out 10 circles out of the dough and place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. You may need to roll the dough scraps to get more circles.

Empenada Dough

6

Place a spoonful of meat in the center of each circle.

7

Fold the dough over and enclose the meat by pinching the edges with your fingers and forming the dough into a half circle.

8

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Empenadas

 

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Ingredients

Dough
 ¾ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
 ¾ cup almond flour
 2 tbsp cream cheese
 1 large egg
 ½ tsp salt
Filling
 ½ lb ground beef
 1 tbsp taco seasoning
 ½ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp cumin
 ¼ tsp chili powder
 1 tbsp onions minced
 1 tbsp garlic minced

Directions

1

Filling
Preheat oven to 350° F. In a large pan, heat on high, brown the ground beef. Drain the beef and return to pan. Add the seasoning to the meat and mix well.

2

Dough
In a microwave safe bowl, combine the cream cheese and mozzarella cheese. Microwave for 45 seconds, mix well and microwave again for another 45 seconds.

3

Add almond flour, egg and seasoning and mix well.

4

Roll the dough out between two pieces of parchment paper, to about 1/4" thick.

5

Using a small 5" bowl or round cookie cutter, stamp out 10 circles out of the dough and place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper. You may need to roll the dough scraps to get more circles.

Empenada Dough

6

Place a spoonful of meat in the center of each circle.

7

Fold the dough over and enclose the meat by pinching the edges with your fingers and forming the dough into a half circle.

8

Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Empenadas

Keto Empenadas
Keto Empenadas
Empenadas from Argentina are like baked \

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