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Apple Empanadas

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To finish off our Mexican themed dishes, we bring you a delicious dessert. Apple empanadas.
Ingredients
  Granny smith apple/Apple 2 Medium, peeled and thinly sliced
  Juice of lemon 1
  Refined coconut oil 1 Tablespoon
  Coconut palm sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Tortillas 2
For maple cashew cream
  Raw unsalted cashew 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Maple syrup/Agave nectar 1 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon (as needed)
For concoction
  Maple syrup 2 Tablespoon
  Coconut palm sugar/Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY

  1. In a large bowl, pour in 4 cups of water and lemon juice. Throw in the apple slices until ready to use.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with Silpat and set aside.
  3. For the concoction – in a small bowl, mix together all the ingredients and set aside.

MAKING

  1. Heat a shallow pan, over medium – high heat and melt the coconut oil.
  2. Add in the apple slices and sprinkle with coconut palm sugar. Cook until done.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the maple – cashew cream – in a high speed blender, add in all the ingredients and blend until smooth. Add in more water if needed for a creamy and thicker consistency.
  4. Spread some concoction over the tortillas and fill with apple. Wrap as shown in the video and place over the prepared baking sheet; spread some concoction on top. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

SERVING

  1. Drizzle some maple – cashew cream on a serving plate; slice the empanadas and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Ingredient: 
Apple
Restriction: 
Vegan
Channel: 
VeganLife
Method: 
Baked
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 570 Calories from Fat 231

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g39.6%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g54.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 336.4 mg14%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28.1%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.7%

Sugars 48.7 g

Protein 9 g18.3%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 22.5%

Calcium 10.7% Iron 20.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apple Empanadas Recipe Video