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Taco Tarts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jessica Lankey
Added: Thursday, December 6, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Tarts:
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 lb. ground turkey
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 pkg refrigerated pie crust
1 egg white
1/2 c. chopped tomato
1/2 c. taco-flavored shredded cheese

Egg Yolk Paint:
4 egg yolks, divide
4 teaspoons water, divided
red, yellow, blue and green liquid food color

Directions:
Directions:
Tarts:
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until tender. Add turkey; cook until brown, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic, oregano, chili powder and salt; set aside. Preheat oven to 375. Lightly grease baking sheets.

Paint:
Place 1 egg yolk in each of 4 small bowls. Add 1 tsp. water and a few drops of food color to each; beat lightly.

On lightly floured surface, roll 1 pie crust to 14- inch diameter. Using 3 cookie cutters, cut out pairs of desired shapes. Repeat with second pie crust. Place 1/2 of shapes on prepared sheets. Brush edges with egg white. Spoon about 1 T taco mixture onto each shape. Sprinkle with 1 tsp. tomato and 1 tsp. cheese. Top with remaining shapes; press edges to seal. Decorate with egg yolk paint.

Bake 10 to 12 min or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 14 tarts
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is perfect for holiday party appetizer.

 

 

 

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