easy taco pockets

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By sherry monfils
from worcester, MA

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.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For easy taco pockets

  • 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

How To Make easy taco pockets

  • 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.
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