Save on Pinterest

Pesto Chicken Turnovers

When it comes to food, I'm all about anything in a pocket—pita bread, bierocks, empanadas and more. These Italian-inspired turnovers are great for dinner and even better the next day. For smaller ones, use a single crescent roll with a level tablespoon of filling. —Greg Munoz, Sacramento, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated seamless crescent dough sheets
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 package (9 ounces) ready-to-use grilled Italian chicken strips
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Unroll both tubes of crescent dough and cut each into 4 rectangles.
  • In a large bowl, combine spinach, chicken, cheese and pesto; spoon 3/4 cup in the center of 4 of the rectangles. Top with remaining rectangles; pinch seams to seal. Place on greased baking sheets; cut 3 slits in top of each turnover. Bake 18-22 minutes or until golden brown.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled turnovers in an airtight freezer container. To use, reheat turnovers on a greased baking sheet in a preheated 375° oven until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
1 turnover: 579 calories, 26g fat (10g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 1275mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein.
Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Recommended Video

Reviews

Click stars to rate
Average Rating:
  • Bjhodg56
    Mar 22, 2015

    What can I use instead of Pesto...

  • hhoupt
    Jan 24, 2015

    These were really easy, and good. They would have been even easier if I had been able to find the seamless dough sheets.

  • kckamargo63
    Sep 18, 2014

    Really delicious and easy to make!

  • NoodleNel
    Jun 11, 2014

    Delicious and really good. My daughters loved them!

  • lauramarielawson
    May 16, 2014

    These Were Really Good And Very Simple.