Spicy Turkey Empanadas



1 lb BONELESS TURKEY THIGHS, poached and shredded

1/3 c chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, pureed

1 c corn

3/4 c green olives, chopped

1/2 c raisins

3 to 3-1/3 c flour

1 tsp salt

1/2 c vegetable oil

1/2 c cold water



In a saucepan, combine poached/shredded turkey, pureed chipotle peppers, corn, olives and raisins. Add enough water to thin slightly and warm over medium heat. Set aside.

In a bowl, mix together 3 cups flour and salt. Add oil and water slowly, until incorporated, and knead dough until elastic.

Dust surface with remaining flour, as needed. Roll dough to 1/8-inch; cut out circles. Portion turkey mixture in the center of each. Fold over to form half-moon shapes. Seal edges with a fork.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree F. oven until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

500 Total Calories

210 Calories from Fat

24 g Total Fat

37 % Daily Total Fat

2 g Saturated Fat

13 % Daily Saturated Fat

70 g Cholesterol

23 % Daily Cholesterol

720 mg Sodium

30 % Daily Sodium

50 g Total Carbohydrates

17 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

8 % Daily Dietary Fiber

7 g Sugars

22 g Protein

0 % Daily Protein

2 % Daily Vitamin C

2 % Daily Calcium

20 % Daily Iron