Use rotisserie chicken to make this smoky-sweet filling even easier.

Source: Parents Magazine

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active:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 empanadas
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add onion, green pepper, garlic, cumin, salt, paprika, and black pepper. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken and chard. Cook until the chard is wilted and the chicken is warmed through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sweet potatoes. Let cool. Fill and bake empanadas as directed in Basic Empanada Dough recipe.

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Nutrition Facts

259 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 73mg; saturated fat 6g; carbohydrates 27g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 3g; protein 12g; vitamin a 5066.6IU; vitamin c 11mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 3.9mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 58.3mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 259mg; potassium 226mg; calcium 42mg; iron 2.1mg.
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