Tuna Empanadas

Tuna Empanadas
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  • Recipe Yield: 16

35 minutes

Created by StarKist®

3.7
Average: 3.7 (10 votes)

Perfect as an appetizer or as a meal!

Ingredients:

  • 2 (6.4 oz.) Pouches - Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 12 tsp. cumin
  • 12 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes with chilies, drained well
  • 112 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 2 frozen pie crusts

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Mix tuna in a bowl with cumin, chili powder, drained tomatoes and cheese.
  • Unroll pie crusts and cut into 8 pieces each. Form into circles about 312 inches in diameter.
  • Place about 14 cup of the tuna mixture in the center of each circle. Fold in half and seal the edges. (Can be made up to this point and frozen.)
  • Place on a greased cookie sheet and bake until golden brown about 10 – 12 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
When using 2 (6.4 oz.) Pouches - Chunk Light Tuna in WaterServings Size 1 empanada (75g)
Servings Per Container 16
Amount Per ServingDV%
Calories180180
Calories from Fat100
Total Fat11g17%11g
Saturated Fat4g20%4g
Trans Fat0g0g
Cholesterol20mg7%20mg
Sodium270mg11%270mg
Total Carbohydrate11g4%11g
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars0g0g
Protein9g9g
Vitamin A4%
Vitamin C4%
Calcium8%
Iron4%