Tuna Turnover (empanada)Submitted by: KELMOM23
IntroductionA nice alternative to your typical sandwich. A nice alternative to your typical sandwich.
2 sticks butter, room temp.
1 package cream cheese (190 g), room temp.
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup wheat flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. cumin
2 cans tuna in water, drained
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
2 Tbsp. light mayo
2 tsp. deli brown mustard
Mix flour mixture in to creamed butter mixture. After completely mixed, form into two balls. Flatten and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill for 1-2 hours or overnight.
Take chilled dough and roll on lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Cut out 4-5 inch circles. (I use a large yogurt container.) In each circle place a tablespoon of tuna mixture. Wet edge, close and crimp edges with fork. Place on two ungreased cookie sheets (approx. 8 per sheet). Brush tops with some melted butter or egg white and bake for 20-25 minutes at 375.
Serving Size: Makes 16 turnovers.
Number of Servings: 16
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KELMOM23.