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Mega Tuna Empanadas

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This recipe is inspired by traditional Mexican food, it is made with nixtamlized corn flour. In the life of the student, it is a recipe that has to be learned since it is a fast and low-budget recipe.
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Ingredients

4 portions
  • 1 cup cornmeal, nixtamalized
  • 2 cans tuna, with vegetables
  • 300 grams panela cheese
  • 1 cup oil, necessary amount
  • to taste salt, to taste
  • 8 leaves lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 cups Water, necessary amount
  • 1 avocado
  • 50 grams sour cream, to taste

Preparation

Mix the flour with the water in a container, add the water little by little until you see a manageable mixture, without being sticky or dry.
Crumble the panela cheese and add approximately 120g of cheese to the dough. Add the salt to taste, preferably it should have a slightly salty flavor.
Cut the transparent bag from the sides, it will serve to crush the dough.
Take the prepared dough, form 30 g balls. Place them inside the plastic bag and flatten the dough, it should be a circle with a thickness of 3 to 4 millimeters
Place the tuna in the middle of the already flattened dough. Fold the other half of the dough to close and form the empanada, join the edges by pressing a little with your fingers.
In a skillet over high heat heat the oil. Put the empanada and fry over medium heat.
Chop the lettuce and avocado to accompany the empanadas.

PRESENTATION

Serve the empanada on the plate, place the lettuce and cucumber with crumbled panela cheese to taste, add avocado and decorate with the sour cream.

TIPS

You can use other fillings, whatever you like to eat the most.

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Nutritional information

* Information per 100g serving, percent daily values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Energy
209.2
kcal
10.46%
Carbohydrate, by difference
25.6
g
8.53%
Protein
6
g
12%
Total lipid (fat)
9
g
13.85%
100
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Marco Antonio Lopez Fontes
23/11/2015 17:47:36
A través de iOS Buena
Gerardo Perea Gonzalez
23/11/2015 10:00:34
Excelente De maravilla !! Las probé y saben deliciosas.. RECOMENDADAS !! Muchas gracias :)

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