Monterey Jack and Jalapeno Turnovers

Monterey Jack And Jalapeno Turnovers Recipe

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Joanne Cavallone Corse

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@Atokad1

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
16 turnovers
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tsp
    finely minced cilantro
  • 16
    slices day old bread, crusts removed
  • 1 c
    monterey jack, shredded
  • 1/4 tsp
    cumin
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced pickled jalapeno
  • 1
    scallion, minced

How to Make Monterey Jack and Jalapeno Turnovers

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt 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.
  2. In 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

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