Miscellaneous Italian Sausage Empanadas

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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