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Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Turnovers

Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese Turnovers

Switch up and add this trendy, savory pastry to your breakfast or brunch repertoire. Center of plate or on the side, this pastry gets a quick start when Pillsbury's Best™ Puff Pastry wraps thyme-seasoned squash and creamy goat cheese in a Neighborhood to Nation contest recipe. MORE + LESS -

Servings: 18 servings (1 serving = 1 turnover)

Ingredients

NAME WEIGHT MEASURE
Prep
Pillsbury's Best™ Puff Pastry Dough Sheets (05123) 2 lb 4 oz 3 each
Filling
Canola oil 2 Tbsp
Red onions, sliced 7 oz 2 cups
Garlic, fresh, finely chopped 2 Tbsp
Butternut squash, peeled, small diced 3 lb 7 cups
Salt, kosher 1 Tbsp
Black pepper, coarsely ground 1 tsp
Thyme leaves, fresh 2 1/2 Tbsp
Butter, salted 1 oz 2 Tbsp
Assembly
Goat cheese 9 oz 1 cup + 2 Tbsp
Egg, large, beaten 2 oz 1 each

Method

Prep
  1. Thaw puff pastry sheets, covered, until flexible; at room temp. 15-30 minutes or refrigerate overnight. 
Filling
  1. Heat oil in large sauté pan on medium heat; add onions and cook until translucent, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds; stir in squash, salt and pepper.
  3. Cook until fork tender, stirring occasionally, approx. 15-20 minutes.
  4. Add thyme leaves and butter; cook 2 minutes then remove from heat and cool to room temp.
Assembly
  1. Cut each puff pastry sheet into 6 squares; add #70 scoop goat cheese to each piece and spread within 1/2-inch of edges.
  2. Add #24 scoop of filling; brush edges of each square with beaten egg.
  3. Fold opposite corners together to create triangle; dip fork in flour and use to seal edges.
  4. Brush tops with beaten egg and cut 3 small vent holes.
  5. Bake as directed below until flaky and golden brown; serve warm or cool.
Bake
Convection Oven*          350°F         15-20 minutes
Standard Oven               400°F         18-24 minutes
*Rotate pans baked in convection oven one-half turn (180°) after 7 minutes of baking.

Tip: Assemble ahead and store in freezer until ready to use (wait to brush tops with beaten egg and cut vent holes until removing from freezer). Add approx. 10-20 minutes to bake time.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

Serving Size: 1 turnover
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
27%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
340mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%
150%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.