Baked Keto Beef Empanadas

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Baked Keto Beef Empanadas

45 minutes
Calories 440kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 4 eggs (small)
  • 2/3 cup coconut flour
  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 18 slices pepperoni (small)
  • 1 small onion (small)
  • 1 chicken sausage (small)
  • 1 cup marinara sauce (small)
  • basil leaves (small)

Instructions

  • Making FillingsIn a hot pan over medium-high heat, add olive oil in.
  • Saute ground beef with onion and season with salt and pepper for 5 minutes.
  • Once cooked, remove from heat and put the cooked beef in a bowl.In another pan (or the same pan), add sliced sausages in and cook for 5 minutes until cooked through.
  • Stir occasionally.
  • Making the DoughIn a bowl, melt mozzarella with cream cheese in a microwave.
  • It’s better to remove and stir it every 30 seconds to make sure it’s not burned.
  • Repeat until the cheese is melted.Add egg to the melted cheese mixture one at a time, stir well to fully incorporate.
  • Cheese still could be hot so use a spoon if needed.
  • Note: if you have large eggs you might need 3, make sure that mixture is not runny.
  • Add coconut flour and knead well.
  • Don’t over knead it as it might get hard.
  • If it happens, warm it up in a microwave.
  • Split the dough in six portions.
  • Cover your tray with parchment paper and make six rounds with your hands.
  • Add fillings in.
  • On one side of each round, put a bit of marinara sauce (approx.
  • 1 tsp), basil leaves, cooked beef, pepperoni and sliced sausage.
  • Cover with the other side of the round.
  • Put them in a pre-heated 400F oven and bake for 20 minutes or more.
  • Time depends on the size and thickness of the empanadas.
  • It is ready when the top is golden brown.
  • Serve it with green salad and use marinara sauce leftovers for dipping.

Nutrition

Calories: 440kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 17:57:52.

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