KETO BEEF EMPANADAS

EASY

INGREDIENTS

KETO EMPANADA DOUGH – 2 cups Almond Flour – 2 Eggs – 2 tbsp Water – ½ tsp Salt – 2 tbsp Xanthan Gum GROUND BEEF FILLING – ½ tbsp Olive Oil – 3 tbsp Onion – 12 oz Beef – 2 tbsp Tomato Paste – 1 tsp Ground Paprika – ½ tsp Ground Cumin – ½ tsp Salt – ½ tsp Garlic Powder – ¼ cup Parsley

Cook the Onions

1

In a non-stick pan, warm olive oil over medium heat. Cook the onions until soft and fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.

Cook Beef

2

Stir in ground beef and break the meat with a wooden spoon to brown the meat evenly. Cook for 2-3 minutes until no more red parts can be seen.

Add Spices

3

Stir in tomato paste, cumin, paprika, salt, garlic powder, oregano, and fresh parsley to the Keto Beef Empanadas meat.

Simmer the Meat

4

Cook for 1 more minute until flavors are evenly combined, and then use a slotted spoon to drain the meat and transfer to a clean bowl. Set aside.

Start Empanadas Dough

5

In a small mixing bowl, beat the eggs with water to start the Keto Beef Empanadas Dough. Set aside.

Prepare Dough

6

In the bowl of a food processor, using the S blade attachment, add almond flour, xanthan gum, and salt. Process for a few seconds to combine.

Add Egg Mixture

7

Add the beaten egg mixture and process again at high speed for about 30 seconds It should be slightly sticky, but easy to gather pieces together into a pastry dough ball.

Refrigerate Dough

8

Wrap the pastry dough ball into a piece of cling film wrap and refrigerate 10 minutes before using.

Roll the Keto Dough

9

Remove the Keto Beef Empanadas dough from the freezer and roll between 2 pieces of parchment paper.

Make 15 Circles

10

Repeat with the remaining dough, then reroll dough scraps once to cut out more dough circles. You should be able to make 15 circles of about 20 g/0.7 oz each.

Add Filling

11

Place 1 tablespoon of meat filling in the center of the circle, then lightly moist the outer edges of the circle with water.

Fold Keto Empanadas

12

Fold the Keto Beef Empanadas and press the edges with your finger to seal. Use the back of a fork to create marks.

Seal with Water

13

If the top of the Keto Beef Empanadas cracks when you fold it, rub a bit of water with your fingertips to fix the cracks or add a tiny piece of extra dough to fill the gap.

Transfer to Baking Sheet

14

Lay the empanadas on the baking sheet covered with a lightly-greased piece of parchment paper.

Brush with Egg Mixture

15

Brush the top of each Keto Beef Empanada with the beaten-egg mixture using a kitchen brush.

Bake Keto Empanadas

16

Bake the Keto Beef Empanadas for 25 minutes in the center rack of your oven preheated to 350°F (180°C).

NET CARBS FAT PROTEIN

2.3 grams

13.1 grams

8.1 grams

SERVINGS

TIME

Serving: 1 Empanada Makes: 12 Empanadas

Prep: 15 Minutes Cook: 20 Minutes

KETO BEEF EMPANADAS

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