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Pizza Turnovers Recipe

Pizza Turnovers Recipe

—Janet Crouch, Three Hills, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 5 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 package (15 ounces) refrigerated pie pastry
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, saute the mushrooms, green pepper and onion in butter until tender. Add the tomato paste, water, oregano and garlic powder. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in cheese until melted. Remove from the heat.
  • 2. Cut 3-1/2-in. circles from pie pastry. Place 1 teaspoon filling in the center of each circle. Brush edges of dough with water. Fold each circle in half; seal edges with a fork. Brush the tops with beaten egg. Place the turnovers on a greased baking sheet.
  • 3. Bake at 425° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 14 turnovers.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 288 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 260 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.