Veggie Sausage Pizza Turnovers
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 20
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg. empanada rounds (10 rounds)
  • 1 pkg. pastry squares (10 squares)
  • 1 pkg. vegetarian Italian sausage - chopped small
  • ¼ cup tomato paste
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 small sweet onion - diced
  • ¾ cup hash brown potatoes
  • 8 oz. can sliced olives - drained - patted dry
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella (or parmesan) cheese
  • 2 tsp. fresh chopped basil
  • 1 tsp. sweet paprika - divided
  • salt & black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Take dough out of the freezer to thaw
  2. Pre-heat oven to 400
  3. Add oil to heated skillet
  4. Add potatoes and cook until browned on bottom
  5. Flip potatoes and add onions to same skillet
  6. In mixing bowl combine all ingredients except ½ tsp. sweet paprika
  7. On lightly floured surface, lay out dough
  8. Add one Tbsp. of mixture to the middle of the dough
  9. Use egg wash or water to run along the inside edge of the round (or square)
  10. Fold over and squeeze edges together
  11. Use tines of fork to crimp edges & to poke holes in the center of each
  12. Place on a greased or lined baking sheet
  13. Brush each with egg wash and sprinkle sweet paprika
  14. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden
Recipe by Veggie Punk Kitchen at http://veggiepunkkitchen.com/veggie-sausage-pizza-turnovers/