Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Taco Pockets!

Okay, so I know this isn't the healthiest of recipes. Earlier in the day at work I had a break and was surfing the internet and some link brought me to the Pillsbury site. You know I love that Pillsbury dough boy. :) Anyway, I found this recipe. Definite comfort food here! Taco pockets! Oh and one warning, these don't make great leftovers as the breading can get soggy.

The smell of fresh dough makes me wanna eat it raw! But alas, I won't.

I love mixing sour cream and salsa for a nice topping.

Just out of the oven!


1 package (1 oz) taco seasoning mix.
2/3 cup water
1 1/2 cups thick 'n chunky salsa
1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef, cooked, drained
1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® refrigerated biscuits (any variety)
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend (4 oz)
1 cup sour cream, if desired


1. Heat oven to 375°F.
2. In medium saucepan, cook taco seasoning mix, water, 1/2 cup of the salsa and cooked ground beef until thickened.
3. Press each biscuit into 6-inch round. Fill each with taco mixture and 1 tablespoon cheese. Fold dough over filling and press to seal. Place on greased cookie sheet.
4. Bake 9 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with remaining salsa, cheese and sour cream.


Anya said...

Cooking Michelle ....... LOL
It looks all very delicious :-)
Thanks for the recipe !!!

Hugs to all
Kareltje =^.^=
Anya :-)

Nora Johnson said...

Yummy, Michelle! Any idea what we're having for lunch today?! Quick-I'm off to the kitchen!!


Maggi said...

Oh snap, these look delicious!

Cynthia's Cottage Design said...

Hi Michelle!

All I can say is, WOW ;) lol, they look amazing! I'm gonna try this with the kids, I know they'll love it and so will my hips :) but hey, a little indulgence now and then never hurt anyone :)

Thanks for sharing!! Hugs, Cynthia xox

Kara said...

Yummy... like empanadas (sp?)!

MJ said...

Yummy!!! Thanks for the recipe!

LuLu Kellogg said...

Oh Michelle, what a wonderful comfort food! Thank you for sharing this!

Love to you and kitties,

Randi Troxell said...

0h my!! it looks awesome

Rainy Day Farm said...

Good thing you were surfing for recipies! That looks so yummy. I am going to have to put that on my menu for next week. Thanks for sharing!

Lisa said...

Ooooh! These look yummy. How did you know I've been craving Mexican food? :)

AshTreeCottage said...

I agree, probably not the healthiest of recipes, but those taco pockets sure look delilsh! I think I will make some this weekend.

Susan and Bentley

The Blonde Duck said...

Tacos and biscuits...two of the best things in the world!

Janet said...

Oooo looks yummy sis! Your such a great cook!

Gina said...

Loving stopping by to get my Michelle fix lol! That recipe looks delish!

Have a great weekend!

Allison said...

We have tacos about once a week--this looks like a great new twist!

Patti said...

Thaks for the recipe- that looks delicious- I will have to try it! Have a wondeerful weekend!

Heather said...

wow, they look delicious!

Debbie said...

Looks delish~ and I am laughing because we are off our diet until Monday for the first time in 2 years and one of the items on the fattening food list for the weekend is tacos! I got all the ingredients ...even lettuce (which I felt a little funny buying) as it is on our (healthy food list) every week normally! I think I like your tacos better though! Thanks for sharing the recipe.~.

Sophie said...

MMMMM,...waw,...these filled pockets look superb!! Very tasty!!

Kathleen said...

Oh lucky me, I got to listen to Billie Holiday. Great singer. Great recipe too. I love mexican food, gotta try it! Hugs, Kathleen

Ilka said...

My mom has been making something similar to these since I was a wee child. But she puts seasoned ground beef and sausage in hers.

It could be the oil in the cheese making your reheats a bit soggy because w/just the meat, they reheat (and even freeze and reheat) just fine.

Miss you!

Tulip Bliss said...

Okay, now I'm hungry and I just had a bowl of soup!

JamaGenie said...

I lost my favorite Empanada recipe years ago, but this one could be its twin. Thanks!

TeresaR said...

Ack, you've made me hungry and dinner's not ready yet! ;)


HippieDog said...

Oh these look yummy, will have to try them :) Hope Mocha's doing ok :) I've been lazy with my comments but always pop into see what you're up to :) xo