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Black Bean and Cheese Empanadas

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8

Go vegetarian without missing out on flavor with these yummy biscuit empanadas. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
tablespoon canned chopped chipotle chile in adobo sauce
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
1/2
cup crumbled Cotija cheese (2 oz)
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated Original biscuits

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In medium bowl, mix beans, chile, cumin, onions and cheese.
  • 2
    Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 6-inch round. Scoop 1/4 cup mixture on center of each round.
  • 3
    Fold each in half, gently stretching dough over filling.
  • 4
    Using fork, press seams to seal. Place on cookie sheet. Bake 24 to 26 minutes or until golden brown.

Expert Tips

  • Can't take the heat? If your family isn't a fan of fiery spice, cut the chipotle back to 1 teaspoon.
  • Can't find Cotija? Try mozzarella instead.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
740mg
31%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
4g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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