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Monte Cristo Empanadas

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Monte Cristo Empanadas

Course Dinner
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 329kcal


  • 1 3/4 cups self rising flour
  • 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 pound sliced deli Turkey
  • 1 pound sliced deli ham
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese 84 grams total
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar
  • Optional:
  • raspberry jam for serving (not included in nutrition Information)


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl or stand mixer, combine self rising flour and Greek yogurt until a thick dough forms.
  • Divide dough into 6 equal pieces (approximately 3.3 ounces each) and roll out onto a lightly floured surface until approx. 8 inches in diameter. Divide turkey, ham and cheese evenly between dough (2.6 ounces turkey, 2.6 ounces ham, 14 grams cheese).
  • Fold dough over the top to form a half circle, press edges shut with your hand then use a fork to crimp and secure the edges of each empanada.
  • Place empanadas on prepared pan, then whisk egg and brush on the top and sides. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and dust with powdered sugar. Serve with raspberry jam, if desired (not included in nutrition information so log separately).


MFP: MFF Monte Cristo Empanadas
October 2021


Serving: 8.6ounces | Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 36.3g | Protein: 29.4g | Fat: 7.4g
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