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    Tobey is offline Retired IRON CHEF Mod
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    Pizza pockets stuffed with Canadian bacon

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    (Pizza pockets stuffed with Canadian bacon, mushrooms, and cheese)

    2 cups of sliced mushrooms
    4 oz Canadian bacon, chopped
    1 tbsp. Chopped fresh oregano OR 1 tsp. dried oregano
    1 pkg. (1 pound) frozen pizza dough, thawed
    1 cup of pizza sauce
    ½ cup shredded, part- skim mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
    1 egg white, lightly beaten

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees

    Spray a medium non- stick skillet wit non-stick cooking spray. Add the mushroom and cook over medium heat until tender, about 4 minutes. Add the bacon and cook for another 2 more minutes. Stir in the oregano and remove from the heat.

    Divide pizza dough into 2 pieces. On a lightly floured surface, roll out each piece to an 8 x 8 square. (Or as close as you can get to a square) Using a sharp knife cut each large square into 4 smaller squares.

    Working one at a time, transfer the squares onto a baking sheet that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Spoon 1 tablespoon of sauce into the center of a square. Top with one-tablespoon mushroom baking mixture and one tablespoon of cheese. Fold the dough over the filling to create a triangle, stretching it a bit if you have to. Pinch the edges closed or press down on the edges with the tines of a fork to seal. Repeat with the remaining crust and filling.

    Brush the tops of the pizza pockets lightly with egg whites. Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, until golden brown and puffed up. To serve, cut the pizza pockets in half and arrange them on a serving platter. Warm up the extra pizza sauce and serve it as a dip.

    Makes about 8 servings

    Nutritional Value- 207 calories
    4.5 grams of fat
    1 gram of Sat Fat
    11.9 grams of protein
    29.9 grams of carbs.
    1.4 grams of fiber
    10.6 mg cholesterol
    730.8 mg sodium
    % Calories from fat = 19

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    Its got bacon but only 4.5 grams of fat? You're a genius IC!! I went over it and tried to figure out where I'd screw it up, but it looks pretty easy.

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    I'll give that a go.

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    Money Boss Hustla is offline Retired Moderator
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    I make a calzone that's similar to that but I add in chicken/turkey breasts for more protein.

    If you have a bread machine it's super easy. I've even made it with whole wheat flour, low fat cheese, low fat turkey pepperoni, then added turkey breasts. Turned out really good!
    Last edited by Money Boss Hustla; 08-05-2003 at 02:09 PM.

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    Tobey is offline Retired IRON CHEF Mod
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    Quote Originally Posted by EXCESS
    Its got bacon but only 4.5 grams of fat? You're a genius IC!! .
    Finnally the someone reconizes my true potential! HA
    Genius is going a little far though. ( just a little though!)j/k

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