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Tex-Mex Calzones

by Erika Nicole Kendall

8  ounces  ground turkey breast
1/2  cup  chopped onion
1/2  cup  chopped green bell pepper
1/2  cup  chopped red bell pepper
3/4  teaspoon  ground cumin
1/2  teaspoon  chili powder
2  garlic cloves, minced
1/2  cup  fat-free fire-roasted salsa verde
1  (11-ounce) can refrigerated thin-crust pizza dough
3/4  cup  (3 ounces) preshredded Mexican blend cheese
Cooking spray
1/4  cup  sour cream

Preheat oven to 425°.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey to pan; cook 3 minutes, stirring to crumble. Add onion and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) to pan; cook 4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring mixture occasionally. Remove turkey mixture from heat; stir in salsa.

Unroll dough; divide into 4 equal portions. Roll each portion into a 6 x 4–inch rectangle. Working with one rectangle at a time, spoon about 1/2 cup turkey mixture on one side of dough. Top with 3 tablespoons cheese; fold dough over turkey mixture, and press edges together with a fork to seal. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining dough and turkey mixture. Bake at 425° for 12 minutes or until browned. Serve with sour cream.

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1 comment

Caroline February 9, 2011 - 5:19 PM

looks amazing! can’t wait to try it out!

quick question… do you cook the meat all the way before putting it in the dough?

alsoo, do you have the recipe for that tasty looking beans/onions/tomatoe side dish?

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