Easy Taco Pockets Recipe

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Easy taco pockets

sherry monfils

By
@smonfils

Great taco flavoring in a pocket. Wonderful for an appetizer on game day, or any day. Kids love these, they are like pizza pockets. I serve w/ extra picante sauce for dipping.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
ground turkey breast or lean ground beef
1
16 oz jar picante sauce
1
egg
1 Tbsp
water
2 pkg
refrigerated pizza dough, like pillsbury
1-1/2 c
shredded mexican style cheese, i used reduced-fat

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375. In lg skillet, over med-high heat, brown ground turkey or ground beef. If using ground beef, drain of any fat. Stir in picante sauce, heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cook 5 mins.
2
Remove pan from heat, let cool. In small bowl, beat egg and water. On lightly floured surface, unroll 1 pkg pizza dough. Roll dough into a rectangle. Cut dough into 4 equal size rectangles. Spoon 1/3 ground turkey or beef lengthwise down center of each rectangle.
3
Sprinkle w/ 2 tbsp cheese. Brush pockets w/ egg wash. Sprinkle tops of each pocket w/ 1 tbsp cheese. Repeat w/ 2nd pizza dough. Place pockets on a baking sheet. Bake 20 mins, or until golden brown. Sreve w/ extra picante sauce or sour cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Turkey, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #taco, #pockets