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Black Bean and Cheese Empanadas

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

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
5g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
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.

Expert Tips

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

Go vegetarian without missing out on flavor with these yummy biscuit empanadas.

Can't find Cotija? Try mozzarella instead.

Directions

  • 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.

Go vegetarian without missing out on flavor with these yummy biscuit empanadas.

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Go vegetarian without missing out on flavor with these yummy biscuit empanadas.