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Mini Turkey Empanadas

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  Ground skinless turkey breast 1⁄2 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, finely chopped
  Chopped green olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Toasted shelled pepitas 2 Tablespoon, chopped (Green Pumpkin Seeds)
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Wonton wrappers 30 (3 Inch, Round Shaped)
  Egg white 1 , beaten

Spray a medium non-stick skillet with non-stick spray and place over medium heat.
Add the turkey and onion; cook, breaking up the meat with a wooden spoon, until no longer pink and most of the liquid has evaporated, about 5 minutes.
Stir in the olives, pepitas, tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, and salt; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
Transfer the turkey mixture to a bowl and set aside to cool.
Preheat the oven to 400°F Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray.
Arrange 6 wonton wrappers on a work surface.
Brush the edges of the wrappers lightly with the egg white.
Spoon 1 tablespoon of the filling in the center of each; fold the wrappers in half on the diagonal, making half moons, and press the edges together to seal.
Place on the baking sheet and repeat with the remaining filling and wrappers.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1322 Calories from Fat 257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g45.8%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 114.7 mg38.2%

Sodium 3461.4 mg144.2%

Total Carbohydrates 173 g57.8%

Dietary Fiber 12 g48.1%

Sugars 5.8 g

Protein 96 g191.4%

Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 23.4%

Calcium 23.1% Iron 108.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mini Turkey Empanadas Recipe