Beef Taco Foldovers

Mexico meets Italy in this clever recipe, with flaky biscuit dough wrapped calzone-style around traditional taco fillings.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup black beans, drained (from 15-oz can)
1
can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package)
1
can (10.2 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ flaky layers refrigerated original biscuits
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
5
tablespoons Old El Paso™ salsa
5
tablespoons sour cream
Sliced green onions, if desired
Lettuce, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat until beef is brown; drain. Stir in beans, tomato sauce and seasoning mix. Simmer 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Separate dough into 5 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 5-inch round. Spoon 1/2 cup meat mixture onto center of each flattened biscuit. Sprinkle cheese evenly onto biscuits. Fold half of biscuit over filling; press edges with fork to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Top with salsa, sour cream and green onions. Garnish with lettuce.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat until beef is brown; drain. Stir in beans, tomato sauce and seasoning mix. Simmer 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Separate dough into 5 biscuits. Press or roll each to form 5-inch round. Spoon 1/2 cup meat mixture onto center of each flattened biscuit. Sprinkle cheese evenly onto biscuits. Fold half of biscuit over filling; press edges with fork to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Top with salsa, sour cream and green onions. Garnish with lettuce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Mexican chorizo sausage can be substituted for the ground beef. Cheese can be omitted from the recipe.

For added convenience, look for bags of frozen chopped onions near the other frozen veggies

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
220),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
4g
4%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1300mg
1300%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.