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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 98.3
  • Total Fat: 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 26.9 mg
  • Sodium: 240.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 6.3 g

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Weight Watcher's Chicken Empanadas

Submitted by: CRASH0200

Introduction

Empanadas are sweet- or savory-filled turnovers wrapped in pastry. The crust used in this recipe is made from reduced fat Bisquick, which makes a nice crust. The filling is a tantalixing sweet-spicy (but not hot) chicken mixture. Empanadas are sweet- or savory-filled turnovers wrapped in pastry. The crust used in this recipe is made from reduced fat Bisquick, which makes a nice crust. The filling is a tantalixing sweet-spicy (but not hot) chicken mixture.
Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    Chicken Breast, no skin, 1/2 pound
    Onions, raw, 1 small
    Green Peppers (bell peppers), 0.5 cup, chopped
    Garlic, 2 cloves
    Ragu Spaghetti Sauce (tomato sauce), 0.25 cup
    Raisins, 0.33 cup, packed
    Kalamata, Green Olives, pitted, 1 oz
    Cinnamon, ground, 0.5 tsp
    Cumin, ground, 0.5 tsp
    Allspice, 0.25 tsp
    Salt, 0.25 tsp
    Heart Smart Bisquick (mix only), 1.125 cup
    Milk, 1%, 0.33 cup
    Egg, fresh, 1 medium

Directions

1. Cook chicken, onion, bell pepper and garlic until chicken is cooked and vegetables are tender.
2. Add tomato sauce, raisins, olives, cinnamon, cumin, allspice and salt. Cook until flavors are blended, about 5 minutes over medium-low heat.
3. Preheat oven to 400. Spray baking sheet with nonstick spray, set aside
4. Combine the baking mix and milk in small bowl. Stir with fork until dough forms. Kneed dough 10 times. Cut into 12 pieces. Roll each piece into a 4 inch circle.
5. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the filling onto each circle. Fold over and press the edges with a fork to seal.
6. Place on baking sheet and brush with egg mixture.
7. Bake until tops are golden about 12 minutes
8. Serve warm.


Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CRASH0200.






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