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Saucy Pizza Pockets

Saucy Pizza PocketsThese tasty pizza pockets are easy and fun for kids to prepare using refrigerated biscuits. They make great party food, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/3 pound ground pork
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
3/4 cup pizza sauce
2 (7.5-ounce) packages refrigerated tube biscuits
2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
Slices of pepperoni or Canadian-style bacon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°C (220°C).
  2. Place ground pork and garlic salt in large skillet over medium-high heat; cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pork is no longer pink. Stir in pizza sauce and cook, stirring, until heated through.
  3. Spray two large baking sheets with nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Arrange biscuits on baking sheets, leaving space between each.
  5. Flatten biscuits with hands.
  6. Spoon 1 tablespoon of meat sauce onto center of half of the biscuits.
  7. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese, top with slice of pepperoni or Canadian-style bacon.
  8. Carefully top with remaining biscuits; seal together outside edges of the top and bottom biscuits by pressing down with the tines of a fork.
  9. Bake for 10 to 13 minutes, or until golden brown.

Makes 8 snack servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories 270 Protein 13 grams Fat 14 grams Sodium 860 milligrams Cholesterol 25 milligrams Saturated Fat 4 grams Carbohydrates 25 grams Fiber 0 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.