Pepperoni & Rice Pockets

Pepperoni & Rice Pockets

Easy, home-made pepperoni pockets that the kids can make, too! Add your favourite ingredients to personalize these delicious snacks.

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Ingredients
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) pizza sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Italian seasoning
  •  Black pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups (750 mL) cooked U.S.rice
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pkg (283 g) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 egg, beaten
Directions
  1. In large skillet, cook onion and green pepper in oil for 3 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Stir in pizza sauce, Italian seasoning and black pepper; simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in rice, pepperoni and Parmesan cheese; cool.
  3. Roll pizza dough flat to thickness of 1/4 inch (5 mm). Cut into 6 squares. Spoon about 1/3 cup (75 mL) filling in centre of each square. Fold into triangle and press edges with fork; brush tops with egg. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake in 425°F (220°C) oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.