Friday, May 17, 2013

Tex-Mex Calzones

Makes 4 servings         ( serving size : 1 calzones and 1 tablespoon sour cream)

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 fat-free sour cream

1.          Preheat oven to 425°.
2.          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.
3.          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.

Black bean salad:
Combine 1 (15-ounce) can rinsed and drained black beans, 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes, 1/2 cup chopped red onion, 1/4 cup chopped celery, 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, and 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium bowl; toss well to coat.
Spice up sandwich night with this Tex-Mex inspired favorite packed with ground turkey, fresh veggies, and spicy salsa.Worthy of a special occasion 

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