Healthy beef & cheese empanadas

Air Fried Empanadas

I Love empanadas! I obviously love them deep fried but these were just as good! Also, they were as big as my hand!
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Healthy Air Fried Empanadas
Servings: 3


  • Air Frier
  • Frying Pan


Step One – Make Dough

  • 2 oz Skinny pizza dough

Step Two – Make empanada Filling

  • 1 lb 96/4 beef
  • 1 tbsp. Daks Taco Seasoning
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes Drained
  • 1/2 can Aldi fat free refried beans
  • 1 can Pinto beans Drained/Rinsed

Step Three – Stuff

  • 2 oz. Filling
  • 28 grams Kraft fat free cheddar cheese

Step Four – Seal

  • Avocado oil spray
  • Trader Joe's everything but the elote seasoning

Step Five – Pick sides & Garnish

  • Salsa
  • Fresh cilantro


  • ๐™ท๐™ด๐š๐™ด ๐™ธ๐š‚ ๐™ท๐™พ๐š† ๐™ธ ๐™ผ๐™ฐ๐™ณ๐™ด ๐™ธ๐šƒ:
    Make a single batch ofย Skinny pizza dough ( Link for dough in notes )ย , I portioned out a bunch of 2oz. balls. Now roll the balls out to a thin discs. Set air fryer to 360. Fill with the beef & bean mixture ( I did 2oz. Portions ). Sprinkle cheese. Fold over into a half circle and pinch the ends together. Take a fork and seal it shut. Pray tops with avocado oil spray and sprinkle the everything but the elote seasoning on top. Cook for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Pick some dipping sides for empanadas & enjoy!


The whole recipe is 3 servings at 3 points per serving ( 2 Empanadas )
Skinny pizza dough
Daks Spices







2 responses to “Healthy beef & cheese empanadas”

  1. Toby Grant Avatar

    Awesome blog yoou have here

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