DIY Recipes: How to make beef turnover

These beef turnovers have mouthwatering filling of seasoned ground beef and vegetables.

Beef turnovers

Serve this recipe as an appetizer, a main dish, or even after your main course.

  • Ingredients

2 pounds lean ground beef

4 cups all-purpose flour


1 tablespoon sugar

2 teaspoons salt

1-3/4 cups shortening

1/2 cup ice water

1 egg, lightly beaten


1 cup diced carrots

2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes

1 medium onion, chopped

1 to 2 teaspoons salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper


Half-and-half cream

1 tablespoon white vinegar


In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt; cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, combine the water, egg and vinegar. Add to shortening mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing lightly with a fork until the mixture forms a ball. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine the first six filling ingredients. Divide pastry into 15 equal portions. On a lightly floured surface, roll out one portion into a 6-1/2-in. circle.


Mound a heaping 1/3 cup filling on half of circle. Moisten edges with water; fold the dough over the filling and press edges with a fork to seal. Transfer to a greased baking sheet. Repeat with remaining pastry and filling.

Cut three slits in the top of each turnover; brush with cream. Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until vegetables are tender and the crust is golden brown.



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