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These Spanish empanadas are little hot pockets of delicious!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2.25 Cups of flour
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 3 Tsp. of lard
  • 1/5 Cup of warm water
  • 5 Tsp. of olive oil
  • 1 Onion, minced
  • 1/2 pound of ground beef
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 Tsp. of chili powder
  • 1 Tsp. of cumin
  • 2 Garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 Can of diced tomatoes

METHOD

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, beaten egg, lard, warm water, and olive oil, and mix thoroughly. 
  2. In a hot pan, pour a little olive oil and sautée the onions, until tender. Add the ground beef, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic and diced tomatoes. Cook until beef is no longer pink, and the flavors have incorporated well. 
  3. Roll out the empanada dough, and cut out circles with a ramekin. 
  4. Cover a baking tray with a piece of parchment paper, and place the dough circles on top. 
  5. Fill with meat mixture, fold in half and press with the edge of a fork. Brush with egg yolk to glaze.
  6. Cook at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
  7. Remove from oven... and enjoy!

Top rated Vegetarian quinoa recipes

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Healthy, light and easy to prepare quinoa cake's

  • 1 Cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 Large Boiled Potato - Shredded
  • ½ Cup Hung Yogurt - Make sure the yogurt is thick and there’s no water in it
  • 3 Tbsp Water Chestnut Flour (Singhara Atta)*
  • ½ Cup Fresh Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta)
  • 1 Tsp Ginger - Shredded
  • 2 Green Chilies – Finely Chopped – Optional
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Powder
  • 2 Tsp Salt – I’m using sendha namak (Rock Salt used in fasts)
  • you may use as per choice
  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil – Oil as per taste and preference
2.8/5 (161 Votes)

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Quinoa is a healthy, protein rich, low glycemic grain that can be prepared as you would any rice dish

  • 1 clove chopped garlic
  • 1 TBLS. grapeseed oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 cup quinoa - cooked according to package directions
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 TBLS. chopped parsley
  • 1 TBLS. chopped basil
  • 1 small mozzarella cut in cubes
  • 1 pint of grape tomatoes cut in half
  • Drizzle of olive oil & Balsamic vinegar
  • salt & pepper to taste
4.5/5 (11 Votes)

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Drain tofu and cut into cubes

  • 4-5 oz firm tofu Nature
  • 1 lime
  • ½ onion
  • 2 tsp mustard shave
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 dried chili "cayenne"
  • 1 small tomato
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • or coriander powder in a pinch
  • Rice or quinoa
4.2/5 (53 Votes)

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Healthy Granola Bar. Discover our recipe

  • 1 cup quinoa flakes or rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup crunchy almond butter
  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup goji berries
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
4.2/5 (26 Votes)

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Heat a wide pan with oil. Add ginger garlic paste to pan & fry it for few seconds

  • 1Cup cooked Quinoa
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 2Carrots sliced
  • 1Small bell pepper sliced
  • 1Cup fresh pineapple pieces
  • 1Tsp ginger garlic
  • 1Green chili sliced
  • 1Tsp garam masala or curry powder
  • 1/2Tsp red chili powder (Adjust acc.)
  • 1/4Tsp soy sauce
  • 1Tbs oil
  • Salt for Taste
  • Pinch of sugar (Optional)
  • Garnish
  • Few spring onions sliced
  • 2Tsp toasted coconut flakes
4.2/5 (19 Votes)

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Preheat your oven to 300F

  • Wet Ingredients:
  • - ¾ cup apple sauce
  • - ¼ cup maple syrup
  • - 2 tsp vanilla
  • - 1/3 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • Dry Ingredients:
  • - 1 cup brown rice flour
  • - ½ cup quinoa flour
  • - 1 tsp baking soda
  • - ½ cup blueberries
  • - ½ cup dairy free choc chips
  • - pinch of sea salt
4.1/5 (16 Votes)

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This is my healthy healthy breakfast recipe which is full of protein and great taste along with being quick

  • 1 Cup Moong Dal – Ideally soaked overnight or atleast for 4hrs.
  • ½ Cup Quinoa – Ideally soaked overnight or atleast for 4hrs.
  • ½ Cup Oats – I’m using plain instant oats
  • you may use any variety*
  • 2 Large Green Chilies – Chopped Add as per taste
  • 1 Tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2 Tsp Salt (As per your taste)
  • 2-3 Tbsp Water
  • ¼ Cup Olive Oil (U can use any other oil) – For making chilla/dosa/pancakes
  • 2 Tsp Sambhar Powder – Optional – To sprinkle on top.
4/5 (21 Votes)

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Gluten-free and nut-free, a delicious summer salad!

  • Salad:
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 avocado
  • 4 green onions
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • uncooked
  • Dressing:
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • minced
  • ½ cup parsley
  • chopped
  • juice of 1.5 lemons
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup tahini
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger
  • minced
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • cup tamari
4/5 (5 Votes)

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Heat oven to 400° F. In a large saucepan, combine the quinoa and 1 cup water and bring to a boil

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • rinsed
  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans
  • rinsed
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes
  • quartered
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • chopped (about 2 ounces)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • chopped
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan (3 ounces)
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
4/5 (2 Votes)

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Hearty red lentil soup

  • Onion
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Red Lentils
  • Red Quinoa
  • Turnip Greens
  • White Navy Beans
  • Chicken Stock
  • Pinches of flour
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Pinch ginger
  • fresh or Canned diced tomato
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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