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Spiced Beef & Olive Empanadas

Create your very own Empanadas with a little help from Continental. They are simple to make and oh so delicious!
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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 350 g beef mince
  • 1 packet Continental Recipe Base Chilli Con Carne
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup sliced green olives
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 5 sheets shortcrust pastry
  • 1 egg beaten

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

514kcal

Energy (kJ)

2148kJ

Protein (g)

19.3g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

30.6g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

28.7g

Sugar (g)

3.0g

Fibre (g)

1.9g

Fat (g)

34.7g

Saturated fat (g)

9.8g

Unsaturated fat (g)

22.1g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

18.6g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

3.3g

Trans fat (g)

0.7g

Cholesterol (mg)

91mg

Sodium (mg)

702mg

Salt (g)

1.76g

Vitamin A (IU)

1113IU

Vitamin C (mg)

17.3mg

Calcium (mg)

50mg

Iron (mg)

3.80mg

Total

2568kcal

10740kJ

96.5g

153.0g

143.5g

14.9g

9.5g

173.5g

49.2g

110.5g

92.8g

16.7g

3.3g

454mg

3511mg

8.78g

5565IU

86.3mg

251mg

18.98mg


  • 1 Heat oil and brown onion and mince. Add Recipe Base and water and bring to the boil, simmer for 10 minutes. Allow to cool. Stir through olives and parsley.
  • 2 Preheat oven 200˚C. Cut 5 circles out of each sheet of pastry, add a tablespoon of mince and fold to seal and create a parcel.
  • 3 Place on baking trays lined with baking paper, brush with beaten egg and cook for 15 minutes until golden brown.
  • 4 Serve with tomato salsa or chutney.