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Sour Cream and Beef Turnovers

 Sour Cream and Beef Turnovers
This is a family favorite. I always serve these turnovers with a large tossed green salad at family get-togethers. They freeze well, too.
54 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3/4 pound ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons water


  • In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Cut in shortening
  • until crumbly. Stir in sour cream and egg yolk just until moistened.
  • Shape into a ball. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or until easy to
  • handle.
  • Preheat oven to 450°. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook
  • beef, onion and mushrooms until meat is no longer pink. Remove from

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Sour Cream and Beef Turnovers (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • heat; drain. Stir in sour cream, salt, oregano and pepper.
  • On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with a
  • floured 3-in. round cutter. Place a rounded teaspoon of filling on
  • one side of each circle; fold dough over filling. Press edges with a
  • fork to seal. Prick tops with a fork. Reroll scraps; repeat.
  • Place on greased baking sheets. Beat egg with water; brush over
  • turnovers. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Yield: about
  • 4-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 turnover equals 61 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 74 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.