Monterey Jack And Jalapeno Turnovers Recipe

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Monterey Jack and Jalapeno Turnovers

Joanne Cavallone Corse


This recipe is for all my friends out there that like hot peppers.Been making these since 2002.

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16 turnovers
15 Min
15 Min


6 Tbsp
unsalted butter, melted
2 tsp
finely minced cilantro
slices day old bread, crusts removed
1 c
monterey jack, shredded
1/4 tsp
1 Tbsp
minced pickled jalapeno
scallion, minced


1Melt the butter with minced cilantro. Roll out bread between two pieces of waxed paper until very thin. Brush bread lightly on both sides with melted butter mixture.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2In a bowl combine cheese, cumin, peppers, and scallions. Place some of the filling, about 1 heaping teaspoon, in the center of each slice. Fold making a triangle shape, trim edges.Press the edges with your fingers to tightly seal. Brush tops and bottoms with melted cilantro butter and crimp edges with fork(At this point,the turnovers can be placed in a zippered plastic freezer bag and frozen for future use.) Place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes(20 to 25 minutes if taken out of the freezer)or until golden brown.Serve warm with salsa dipping sauce. Difficulty: Easy

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Savory Breads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy