Turkey Turnovers


  • 1-1/4 cups chopped cooked turkey or chicken
  • 1 - 4-1/2oz can diced green chili peppers - drained
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack or cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 package (10) refrigerated reduced-fat biscuits
  • Nonstick spray coating
  • 1 tbsp. skim milk
  • 1 tsp. sesame seeds


1.For filling: in a medium mixing bowl combine turkey or chicken, chili peppers, cheese, carrot, and cumin. Set aside.

2. On a floured surface, roll each biscuit into a 5-inch circle. Place about 1/2 cup of filling on each of 5 of the circles, spreading to within 1/2 inch of edge.

3. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick coating. Moisten edges of dough with water. Top with remaining circles of dough. Press edges of dough together to seal in filling. Cut slits in the top of each to allow steam to escape.

Place turnovers on prepared baking sheet. Brush the tops with the milk and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

4. Bake the turnovers in a 400ยบ oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Recipe Health Review:

How Healthy is the Turkey Turnovers Recipe?

Recipe makes: 5 servings.

Healthy eating information for 1 serving(s):

Watchful Nutrition
Calories: 236
Carbohydrates: 23
Total Fat: 9
Saturated Fat: 4
Cholesterol: 47
Sodium: 762
Good for You
Fiber: 1
Protein: 20
Weight Watchers
Points: 5