Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Pork Empanadas with Jicama Pico de Gallo

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  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a baking sheet; set aside. On a lightly floured surface, let thawed dough stand, covered, while preparing filling.

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  • For filling, in a large bowl combine paprika, coriander, salt, cumin, and cinnamon. Add pork strips; toss to coat. In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork strips; cook for 4 to 6 minutes or until browned and slightly pink in the centers, stirring occasionally. Using a slotted spoon, remove pork from skillet. Add onion to drippings in skillet. Cook about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic. Add pork and tomatoes to skillet; stir to combine. Remove from heat; set aside.

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  • Divide bread dough into 12 equal portions. On the lightly floured surface, roll each dough portion into a 5-inch circle. Divide filling evenly among dough rounds, spooning filling onto center of dough rounds. Brush edge of each dough round lightly with water; fold dough round in half, pinching edge to seal. If desired, press edge with tines of a fork. Place filled empanadas on the prepared baking sheet. Prick tops with tines of a fork.

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  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until empanadas are golden brown and heated through. Serve warm with Jicama Pico de Gallo.

Nutrition Facts (Pork Empanadas with Jicama Pico de Gallo)

354 calories; 8 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 52 mg cholesterol; 749 mg sodium. 520 mg potassium; 46 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 27 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 729 IU vitamin a; 15 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Jicama Pico de Gallo

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  • In a small bowl combine jicama, tomatoes, currants, green onion, lemon juice, crushed red pepper, and salt.

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08/02/2015
Made easy by crock pot'