Easy taco pockets

Easy Taco Pockets Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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

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.

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About Easy taco pockets

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




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