Chicken and Pear Turnovers

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Krsi Sue

Fall time is pear time. Such a nice blend of flavors to warm your tummy. You may top this off with crumbled feta cheese, or blue cheese.

Top Review by Montana Heart Song

This is delicious! I did not have blue cheese, so I used a very light tasting white cheese. I love the simple prep of this dish.
I had some wondterful pears and I had cooked chicken in the freezer.
I wish I had remembered to try a little Kraft Poppy Seed dressing
with the turnovers.But I will the next time I prepare this recipe.
Thanks for posting Krsi!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Mix shredded chicken, pear, shallot, broth, tarragon, 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper in a large bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, beat the egg with water.
  4. Unfold and flatten puff pastry sheet and cut into 4 squares.
  5. Refrigerate the remaining squares while working with each one.
  6. On a lightly floured surface, roll out 1 square into a 9" square.
  7. Pile 1/4 of the chicken mixture in the center.
  8. Lightly brush the 4 corners of the square with the egg wash and fold towards the center, pinching the top and leaving the sides open.
  9. Place the turnover on a baking sheet and refrigerate while completing the remaining squares.
  10. Repeat with the remaining squares, filling and egg washing.
  11. Bake the turnovers until crisp and golden, about 25 minutes.

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