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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


  • 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


  • 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.

Recipe Note

Editor's Note: Turnovers may be frozen, unbaked, for up to 2 months. Before serving, bake at 425° for 16-18 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 288 calories, 17g fat (8g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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Tim's mommom User ID: 5491396 68201
Reviewed Jan. 8, 2012

"Tasty. easy to make ahead, freeze, and then bake when needed."

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