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Cheesy Tofu Empanadas

1 (12.3 oz) Mori-Nu Silken Tofu Extra Firm, cut in 20 cubes
8 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded or 4 oz cream cheese
10 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
10 fresh basil leaf or 2 teaspoons dried basil, optional
10 empanada disks, thawed
1 egg
1 Tbsp. water

Cheesy Tofu Empanadas

1. Working with one empanada disk at a time, add 2 cubes of silken tofu, 1 heaping tablespoon of cheese and 2 tomato halves onto the center of each disk.
2. Top with 1 basil leaf or sprinkle with basil.
3. Fold the dough over the filling, then use the tines of a fork to press the edges of the dough together, sealing it tightly.
4. Repeat with the remaining empanada dough.
5. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and water. Brush onto the empanadas.
6. Add as many empanadas as will fit in a single layer into your air fryer – likely 2-6 depending on the size of your air fryer.
7. Air fry at 325°F for 8 minutes.
8. Repeat with the remaining empanadas.

Makes: 10 Empanadas

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