AuthorGB Hernandez
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

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Yields10 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins
Ingredients
Dough
 ¾ cup almond flour
 2 tbsp cream cheese
 1 large egg
 ½ tsp salt
Filling
 ½ lb ground beef
 ½ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp cumin
 ¼ tsp chili powder
Directions
Filling
1

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2

In a large pan, brown ground beef.

3

Drain the meat and return it to the pan.

4

Add the seasonings for the meat and stir until combined.

Dough
5

In a microwavable safe bowl, combine cream cheese and mozzarella cheese.

6

Microwave for 45 seconds, stir, and microwave again.

7

Mix in the almond flour, egg, and seasoning, stirring until well combined.

8

Roll the dough out between 2 pieces of parchment paper, to about ¼ in thick.

9

Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut 10 circles out of the dough and place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
Note: You may need to roll the dough scraps to get more circles.

10

Place a spoonful of meat on top of each circle.

11

Fold the dough over and enclose the meat by pinching the edges and forming the dough into a half circle. With a fork crimp the edges to ensure the meat is not going to leak out.

12

Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.

Category
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Empanada

Servings 10

2g
Net Carbs

Amount Per Serving
Calories 134
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g16%
Total Carbohydrate 3g1%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Protein 9g18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

Ingredients
Dough
 ¾ cup almond flour
 2 tbsp cream cheese
 1 large egg
 ½ tsp salt
Filling
 ½ lb ground beef
 ½ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp cumin
 ¼ tsp chili powder

Directions

Directions
Filling
1

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2

In a large pan, brown ground beef.

3

Drain the meat and return it to the pan.

4

Add the seasonings for the meat and stir until combined.

Dough
5

In a microwavable safe bowl, combine cream cheese and mozzarella cheese.

6

Microwave for 45 seconds, stir, and microwave again.

7

Mix in the almond flour, egg, and seasoning, stirring until well combined.

8

Roll the dough out between 2 pieces of parchment paper, to about ¼ in thick.

9

Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut 10 circles out of the dough and place on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
Note: You may need to roll the dough scraps to get more circles.

10

Place a spoonful of meat on top of each circle.

11

Fold the dough over and enclose the meat by pinching the edges and forming the dough into a half circle. With a fork crimp the edges to ensure the meat is not going to leak out.

12

Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.

Keto Empanadas

Comment

  1. Adriana says:

    Add green olives and boiled egg to filling for authentic Argentina empanadas!

    1. GB Hernandez says:

      That sounds delicious! we will def make some Argentina empanadas next time

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