Chicken Appetizer: Chicken Turnovers

posted by Mai 03-26-102 7:29 AM

Chicken Turnovers

1 whole boneless chicken breast, diced
1 sweet Italian sausage link
1 T. olive oil
1 c. chopped mushrooms
1 large tomato chopped
2 T cooking sherry
1/4 c. pine nuts
3 T. chopped fresh parsley
1 medium clove of garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. Italian herbs
1/2 tsp. salt
1 pkg. frozen puff pastry
1 egg beaten with water
1/4 c. good-quality Parmesan cheese

Saute chicken and sausage in oil. Stir to break up sausage. Add mushrooms and onions and cook until tender. Add to tomato, pine nuts, parsley, garlic Italian herbs, sherry and salt. Cool, stirring often, until liquids are absorbed.

Thaw pastry 20 minutes. Roll out 1 piece on lightly floured surface to a 12" square. Cut out 12 - 3" circles. Brush edges with beaten egg. Spoon about 2 tsp. of filling into center of each circle. Fold over to make semi-circles. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Baste with beaten egg. Sprinkle with cheese and bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

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