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Beef Turnovers

Beef Turnovers

Russian turnovers called Piroshkis. Serve barbecue or sweet-and-sour sauce alongside for extra flavor. Recipe published in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004.

  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook time: 10 Minutes


  • 1/2 pound(s) ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon(s) finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) prepared mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 3 sheets refrigerated pie pastry (9 inches)
  • Barbecue or sweet-and-sour sauce, optional


• In a large skillet, cook the beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the sour cream, dill, salt, mustard, curry and pepper; remove from the heat.

• Unfold pastry sheets onto a lightly floured surface; cut into 3-in. circles. Place 1-1/2 teaspoons of beef mixture in the center of each circle. Brush edge of pastry with water; fold circles in half.

• Place on greased baking sheets. With a fork, press edges to seal and poke holes in top. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with barbecue or sweet-and-sour sauce if desired. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

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