Apple Empanada

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 15
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 229.4
  • Total Fat: 14.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.7 mg
  • Sodium: 159.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Number of Servings: 15


    2 c whole wheat flour
    1 t salt
    1 c shortening
    6-7 T water
    1 egg, beaten

    2 large apples, peeled and diced
    1/2 c apple cider
    1/2 c sugar
    1/2 t cinnamon
    1 T cornstarch


Mix flour and salt, cut in shortening until crumbly. Stir in water until completely moistened.

Divide dough into 2 equal portions. Roll dough until 1/8" thick. Cut into 4" circles.

In a medium saucepan, simmer diced apples, cider, sugar, and cinnamon. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch with enough water to form a thin consistency; stir into apple mixture and cook until thickened.

Brush pastry circles with beaten egg. Place small spoonful of apple mixture in center of each circle. Fold pastry over to form a half circle. Press edges together with a form to seal.

Bake at 375F for 15-20 minutes

Number of Servings: 15

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CERCIS.

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