Mexican Unsloppy Joes

Make sloppy joes even better when you spice up the filling and tuck it in a flaky crescent crust.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1
cup shredded Cheddar-Jack with jalapeño peppers cheese blend (4 oz)
1
egg, beaten
1
tablespoon cornmeal

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll both cans of dough on work surface; press into two 12x8-inch rectangles. Cut into total of 8 rectangles.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked. Stir in taco seasoning mix and salsa; simmer 5 minutes. Spoon about 1/4 cup meat mixture in center of 1 dough rectangle. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese. Fold rectangle over to form triangle; press edges with fork to seal. Place on cookie sheet. Brush with egg; sprinkle with cornmeal. Repeat with remaining dough and filling.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll both cans of dough on work surface; press into two 12x8-inch rectangles. Cut into total of 8 rectangles.
  • 2 In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked. Stir in taco seasoning mix and salsa; simmer 5 minutes. Spoon about 1/4 cup meat mixture in center of 1 dough rectangle. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese. Fold rectangle over to form triangle; press edges with fork to seal. Place on cookie sheet. Brush with egg; sprinkle with cornmeal. Repeat with remaining dough and filling.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until deep golden brown.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Be careful when you seal the edges of these baked sandwiches. Make sure no filling is at the pastry edges, so you get a tight seal, and none of your tasty filling leaks out!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
1060mg
1060%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.