Smoky "Cheese" and Spinach Empanada Filling

60 mins (prep 60)
9 ingredients
4 servings

Categories:  mexican , global-cuisine ,
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  • 5 cup fresh spinach, washed and coarsely torn into large pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup vegan monterey jack "cheese" (follow your heat/earth island brand melts the best), cut into small 1/3" cubes
  • 2 cup baby portobello mushrooms, stemmed and sliced into thin slices
  • 225 g. smoked tofu, processed into smaller than pea-sized bits
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste


Serving Size (120.11 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 321.68 Calories from Fat 160.02
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.78g 109.44%
Saturated Fat 3.95g 78.97%
Trans Fat 0.18g %
Cholesterol 1.77mg 2.37%
Sodium 531.22mg 88.54%
Total Carbohydrate 35.96g 47.95%
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g 20.82%
Sugars 0.53 g %
Protein 5.32g 42.59%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 44.39mg% Iron 2.38mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh spinach, cloves garlic, baby portobello mushrooms, smoked tofu, freshly ground pepper