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Southwest Chicken Stromboli

I prefer Italian food, but my brother is a big fan of Mexican cooking. I combined my preferences with his and came up with this recipe. He loved it. If you prefer a spicier flavor, just use hotter salsa. —Carly Curtin, Ellicott City, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2-1/4 cups bread flour
  • 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • FILLING:
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small sweet yellow pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 2/3 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup refried beans
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • EGG WASH:
  • 1 large egg white, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Sour cream, optional

Directions

  • In bread machine pan, place the first eight ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select dough setting (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed).
  • Meanwhile, for filling, in a large skillet, saute onion and pepper in oil until crisp-tender. Stir in the chicken, salsa, cheese, beans and seasonings; heat through. Remove from the heat; set aside.
  • When cycle is completed, turn dough onto a lightly floured surface. Roll dough to a 14x12-in. rectangle. Spread filling over half of dough to within 1/2 in. of edges. Fold dough over filling; pinch seams to seal and tuck ends under. Combine egg white and water; brush over dough. Cut slits in top.
  • Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting. Serve with sour cream if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice (calculated without sour cream): 367 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 696mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.
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