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Tex Mex Mini Turnovers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kaiden Thomason

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c Light Cream Cheese
1/2 c Butter, softened
1-1/2 c Flour
1/2 lb extra lean ground beef
1 Clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp Chili powder
1/2 c Salsa
3/4 c Tex Mex Shredded Cheese
1/4 c each chopped fresh Cilantro & Green Onions
1 Egg, beaten

Directions:
Directions:
1. Beat cream cheese & butter in a large bowl with mixer until well blended. Gradually beat in flour, shape into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
2. Brown meat in large skillet on med-high heat. Add garlic and chili powder, cook and stir 2 min. Add salsa, cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until liquid is cooked off. Transfer to large bowl, cool 10 min. Stir in cheese, cilantro & green onions.
3. Heat oven to 400 F.
4. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to 1/8" thickness. Use a 4" cookie cutter to cut dough into 24 rounds, re-rolling the scraps as necessary.
5. Spoon 1 tbsp of meat mixture onto centre of each round, brush edges with egg. Fold in half and seal with fork along the edges. Spray baking sheets with cooking spray, then place turnover on sheet. Cut small slits in tops to allow steam to escape, brush with remaining egg.
6. Bake 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
18- 24
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes

 

 

 

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