Beef 'N' Bean Pockets Recipe

Beef N Bean Pockets
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Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Ground beef2 Pound
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Canned refried beans16 Ounce (1 can)
 Tomato sauce8 Ounce (1 can)
 Chili powder2 Teaspoon
 Garlic powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Paprika1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1 Dash
 Frozen white bread dough2 Pound, thawed (2 loaves, 1 pound each)
 Cheddar cheese4 Ounce, shredded (1 cup)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 261 Calories from Fat 121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.5%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.4 mg

Sodium 403.5 mg16.8%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.3%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 11 g22.4%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 15.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. In a skillet add beef and onion. Cook until brown.
3. Drain and keep aside.
4. Stir in the next eight ingredients into the skillet.
5. Boil the mixture.
6. Lower the flame, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
7. Keep aside until cool.
8. Roll each loaf of dough into a 16-in. x 8-in. rectangle, about 1/4 in. thick.
9. Cut each into eight 4-in. squares.
10. Spread evenly around 1/4 cup filling and 1 tablespoon cheese over it.
11. Join the four corners over the filling at the center. Pinch gently to seal the seams.
12. Grease baking sheets and arrange over it.
13. Cover and keep aside to rise for 15 minutes.
14. Bake for 20-25 minutes until browned.
15. Serve immediately if desired.
16. The excess can be reserved in refrigerator.
17. Before serving reheat in microwave at 50% power for 1-1/2 minutes each.

18. Serve immediately.