KJ's Meat Pockets

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KatheyJo Hickey-Van Otten

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@KatheyHickeyVanOtten

My husband was raised by his Armenian grandfather who made these little meat pies. I make this version and Stige really enjoys them. Am sure they aren't like the ones he grew up with but what the heck, he likes!

Rating:

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 large
    onion-chopped fine
  • 1 tsp
    salt, pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic-from jar
  • 1 tsp
    to rushed red pepper spice
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    sweet basil
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    parsley
  • 1 pkg
    fajita seasoning
  • ·
    olive oil for pan
  • 2 pkg
    jumbo biscuits
  • ·
    melted butter to brush on each pocket
  • 1 c
    various bell peppers-chopped fine

How to Make KJ's Meat Pockets

Step-by-Step

  1. Using my cast iron skillet place the olive oil in and the ground beef.
  2. Add the chopped onions and cook the beef until it is like taco beef, cutting it up as cooking. Add the chopped peppers and continue to cook.
  3. Add the spices and continue to cook until the meat is not pink, but completely cooked. Turn off heat
  4. Open the biscuits and either use two together or just use one. Roll out the biscuit to about 5-8 inches round.
  5. Place ladle of meat mixture on one side leaving the edges clear. Fold over and seal the two edges with fork.
  6. Brush with melted butter and bake in oven til golden brown, 10-15 minutes. May need to turn over and brown the other side.
  7. Can also fry in skillet with little olive oil, no need to deep fry unless want too.

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About KJ's Meat Pockets

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids Heirloom
Hashtag: #Beef turnovers



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