Posted by: Schmitty 07-03-99 1:02 AM
Italian Sausage Empanadas
1/2 pound Italian Sausage
1 (14.5 ounce) can pizza sauce
1 (12 ounce) can Hungry Jack Refrigerated Flaky Biscuits
4 ounces mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4 inch cubes
1 egg, beaten
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Brown sausage in large skillet over medium heat; drain
Stir in 3 tablespoons of pizza sauce; set remaining pizza sauce aside.
Separate dough into 10 biscuits; divide each in half horizontally forming 20 rounds. Press or roll each into 4 inch round.
Place 1 tablespoon sausage mixture in center of each round.
Top each with cheese; press lightly.
Fold dough over filling to form half circle, stretching to fit. Press edges together; seal and prick top with fork.
Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Brush with beaten egg.
Bake for 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
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