Adapted from Banana and Black Bean Empanadas from Vegetarian Times.
Empanada Dough1 1/2 cups Namaste all purpose flour
To Make Crust:
Sift flours, salt, and chili powder in bowl. Mix in margarine with fingers until mixture resembles coarse meal. Whisk together applesauce, vinegar, and 1/3 cup cold water in separate bowl. Stir applesauce mixture into flour mixture until textured dough forms, adding up to 1/4 cup more water, if necessary. Knead in mixing bowl until dough comes together. Form into disc, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill 1 hour, or overnight.
Black Bean, Pepper and Mango Filling
Note: no measurements given, just make this to your own taste.
Bearitos low fat refried black beans
Better Than Bouillion vegetable base
Gluten free tamari lite
roasted/peeled anaheim peppers, diced
frozen mango, diced
Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil until softened, add remaining ingredients except peppers and mango and mix on low heat. Adjust seasonings to taste.
Assemble and Bake