• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    These taco empanadas are made from scratch with my ground turkey taco recipe and my quick and easy pizza dough recipe!

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 pound 93% ground turkey
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
    • 1/4 small onion, minced
    • 1 tablespoon bell pepper, minced
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 2 ounces canned tomato sauce (1/4 can)
    • 5 tbsp part-skim shredded Mexican cheese blend
    • 1 cup (5 oz) unbleached all purpose or whole wheat flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (make sure it’s not expired or it won’t rise)
    • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt (use less if using table salt)
    • 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt (use Stonyfield or Fage, not regular yogurt, not Chobani, it will be too sticky)
    • 1 whole egg, beaten

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 94 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 3.89%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.32%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 18 mg 6.02%
    • Sodium: 403 mg 16.8%
    • Calcium: 45 mg 4.53%
    • Potassium: 102 mg 2.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.74%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.09%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 2.47%
    • Vitamin C 1.93%
    • Vitamin D 0.91%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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