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Chicken & Almond Turnovers

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  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Chicken breast 1⁄2 , boned, chopped
  Cherry tomatoes 4 , seeded, chopped
  Curry powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried basil leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped blanched almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Appetizer pastry dough/Pie dough 1 Cup (16 tbs) (of choice)

In a medium skillet, melt butter or margarine; add onion, garlic, and chicken.
Cook and stir over medium heat about 5 minutes.
Stir in tomatoes, curry powder, basil and salt.
Simmer over medium heat until flavors blend, about 5 minutes.
Stir in almonds; set aside to cool slightly.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Prepare pastry dough; roll out 1/8-inch thick on a lightly floured board.
Cut pastry into 3-inch circles.
Place 1-1/2 teaspoons chicken mixture on 1 side of each circle.
Fold other half of circle over chicken mixture.
Press edges with tines of a fork to seal.
Arrange on an ungreased baking sheet or in a 13" x 9" baking pan.
Bake about 15 minutes in preheated oven until browned.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1396 Calories from Fat 735

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g125.8%

Saturated Fat 31.5 g157.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82.1 mg27.4%

Sodium 1316.8 mg54.9%

Total Carbohydrates 135 g45.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.7 g30.9%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A 17.3% Vitamin C 28.8%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 24.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken & Almond Turnovers Recipe