Keto Beef and Chorizo Empanadas

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Welcome to the exotic world of Keto Beef and Chorizo Empanadas! Born from the rich culinary traditions of Spain and Europe, this recipe offers a unique fusion of intense flavors and textures, all while aligning with a ketogenic diet plan. The creamy, rich filling, crafted with morsels of ground beef and pork chorizo, oozes with robust and spicy undertones. This sumptuous filling, enveloped in a crispy, mozzarella and almond flour dough, will transport you straight to the heart of a traditional Spanish kitchen, all while adhering to your low-carb lifestyle.

The secret to Keto Beef and Chorizo Empanadas lies in the thoughtful balance of ingredients. The aromatic blend of onion, garlic, and savory spices fuse together to create an unforgettable filling. In true Spanish style, the surprise addition of hardboiled eggs, green onions, and green olives add an exciting play of textures. All of it encased in a delicate low-carb, high-fat dough, making it the perfect keto meal. This recipe is simple to follow, and a must-try for those on a keto diet or for anyone just ooking to have some tasty fun.

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ground beef8 oz ground beef
pork chorizo8 oz pork chorizo
onion1/2 cup onion, diced
garlic2 cloves garlic, minced
tomato paste2 tbsp tomato paste
sea salt and peppersea salt and black pepper, to taste
hardboiled eggs2 hardboiled eggs, chopped
green onions3 green onions, chopped
olives8 green olives, chopped
mozzarella cheese1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded
cream cheese3 tbsp cream cheese
almond flour3/4 cup almond flour
egg1 large egg
garlic powder1 tsp garlic powder
onion powder1 tsp onion powder
seasoning1 tsp Italian seasoning
sea salt1 tsp sea salt
pepper1/2 tsp black pepper


To a large skillet, add the ground beef, pork chorizo, onion, garlic, sea salt and pepper. Sauté over medium heat until the meat is cooked through. Drain excess grease and mix in tomato paste. Sauté for an additional 5 minutes.
Transfer mixture to a bowl, mix in eggs, green onions and olives. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, combine mozzarella cheese and cream cheese. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir to combine and microwave 1 additional minute.
Mix in almond flour, egg, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, sea salt and black pepper. Mix until all ingredients are well combined.
Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper. Spread the dough out in a thin even layer across one of the sheets.
Use the rim of a glass to cut circles into the dough. place the circles on the other baking sheet.
Ball the dough up again, and repeat the process until you have 12 circles.
Preheat oven to 425°
Spoon some of the meat mixture onto each circle. Fold dough over the mound of meat and press the edges together. Use a fork to press the edges together.
Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
12 servings
% Daily value*

Total Fat 13.35g

Saturated Fat 6.22g

Cholesterol 88.33mg

Sodium 590.09mg

Total Carbohydrate 2.23g

Dietary Fiber 1.28g

Included Sugar 0.31g

Net Carbohydrates 0.95g

Protein 14.21g
Vitamin D 0.34mcg

Calcium 112.39mg

Iron 1.28mg

Potassium 193.25mg
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.