Bake-Off® Contest 46, 2013
Austin, Texas

Spicy Beef and Sweet Potato Samosas

Street food inspired, these little pastry bundles are packed with a spicy combo of ground beef and sweet potatoes and topped with a citrus sauce.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1/2
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2
to 3 teaspoons chipotle chile powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
cup pico de gallo salsa
1
cup refrigerated mashed sweet potatoes or canned sweet potatoes, mashed
1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
1
jar (12 oz) orange marmalade

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1 teaspoon of the chile powder, the cumin and pico de gallo; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat. Stir in sweet potatoes, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • 2 Unroll pie crusts; cut each into 6 triangles. Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoons beef mixture in center of each triangle. Brush edges with water. Bring corners of dough together over filling; pinch seams to seal. Place on large nonstick cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 28 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave preserves on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until hot. Stir in remaining 1 to 2 teaspoons chile powder. Serve warm with samosas.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook ground beef over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in 1 teaspoon of the chile powder, the cumin and pico de gallo; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat. Stir in sweet potatoes, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • 2 Unroll pie crusts; cut each into 6 triangles. Spoon about 1 1/2 tablespoons beef mixture in center of each triangle. Brush edges with water. Bring corners of dough together over filling; pinch seams to seal. Place on large nonstick cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 28 to 35 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, microwave preserves on High 30 to 60 seconds, stirring once, until hot. Stir in remaining 1 to 2 teaspoons chile powder. Serve warm with samosas.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
40g
40%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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