Spinach & Turkey Turnovers Recipe
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Spinach & Turkey Turnovers Recipe

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Never toss anything from a fancy meal when you can make turnovers using the turkey, gravy and cranberries. We serve them as a quick meal or appetizer. —Anjli Sabharwal, Marlboro, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup cubed cooked turkey
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup turkey gravy
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel

Nutritional Facts

1 turnover with 2 tablespoons sauce: 435 calories, 21g fat (6g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 397mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 6g fiber), 13g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add green onions, garlic, rosemary and thyme; cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in turkey, spinach, cheese, gravy, salt and pepper.
  2. Unfold puff pastry; cut each sheet into four squares. Transfer to greased baking sheets. Spoon turkey mixture onto center of each square. In a small bowl, whisk egg and water; brush over edges of pastry. Fold one corner of dough diagonally over filling, forming triangles; press edges with a fork to seal. Brush tops with egg mixture. Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine cranberry sauce and orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in orange peel. Serve with turnovers. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spinach & Turkey Turnovers in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2015, p168

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