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Easy Mexican Calzone

Easy Mexican CalzoneThese easy Mexican-style calzones are made in a flash with refrigerated pie crust.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (15-ounce) package refrigerated pie crust, room temperature
1 pound ground beef
1 (4-ounce) can ORTEGA Diced Green Chiles
1/4 cup water
1 (1.25-ounce) package ORTEGA Taco Seasoning Mix
1 cup shredded mild cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese - divided use

Suggested Accompaniments: Salsa, shredded lettuce, sour cream, diced tomatoes, sliced green onions

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Brown beef in large skillet; drain. Add chiles, water and seasoning mix; mix well.
  3. Place unwrapped pie crusts on cutting board; unfold. Cut each crust in half, making 4 half circles. Place 1/2 cup beef filling on half of each half circle. Place 1/4 cup cheese on top of each. Dampen edge of crust with water. Fold sides over filling; crimp edges with tines of fork. Place on ungreased baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes. Serve with accompaniments, as desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.