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Beef and Sweet Potato Turnovers

Beef and Sweet Potato Turnovers
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  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the beef and cook, breaking it up with a spoon until no longer pink, 3 to 4 minutes; stir in the garlic.
  3. Add the sweet potato, spinach, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper, and toss to combine.
  4. Dividing evenly, spoon the beef mixture onto one side of each piece of puff pastry, leaving a ¼-inch border.
  5. Top with the cheese, fold the dough over the filling, and press firmly to seal.
  6. Transfer the turnovers to a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes.
By January, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 293Calories From Fat 163
  • Protein 17g
  • Carbohydrate 15g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Fat 18g
  • Sat Fat 7g
  • Calcium 125mg
  • Iron 2mg
  • Sodium 498mg
  • Cholesterol 49mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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