My Homemade Italian Hot Pockets

barbara lentz


These are better than any store bought hot pockets. You can control what you want to put in and make them the way you like. I freeze them and then just grab one out and microwave it. Yum


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25 Min
20 Min


  • 1/2 lb
    ground sausage
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 medium
    onion chopped
  • 1 small
    green pepper chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 c
    fresh mushrooms chopped
  • 6 oz
    can tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp
    each fresh basil, oregano, and parsley minced
  • 1 c
    cottage cheese
  • 1 large
  • 1 c
    grated parmesan
  • 4 can(s)
    refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 c
    mozzarella cheese
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make My Homemade Italian Hot Pockets


  1. Brown sausage and beef in skillet with onion and green pepper until browned and vegetables soft. Add garlic , mushrooms, basil, oregano, and parsley. Cook 3 minutes. Add tomato paste. Simmer 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix ricotta, egg, and parmesan together in a bowl. Add mixture to meat mixture.
  3. Unroll crescent rolls. Each can will make 4 hot pockets. Roll out the dough into circles. Place some mozarella cheese on one half of the circle, Spoon meat mixture on top. Fold other half of dough over filling. Sealing edges with a fork. Repeat until all dough is used.
  4. Place on greased baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes turning half way through.

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About My Homemade Italian Hot Pockets

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian

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