Zesty Pineapple Mango Fruit Empanadas

Delicious fruit empanadas with a kick of orange zest.

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INGREDIENTS:

8 fl. oz. (1 cup) DOLE® Pineapple Juice
2 oz. brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 fl. oz. lime juice
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/8 cup food starch
16 oz. DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Pineapple Cubes
8 oz. DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts, Mango Cubes
12 oz. (4 sepearte circles) fresh pizza dough
Cinnamon Sugar

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Place first 6 ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until thickens.
  2. Add pineapple and mango and let cool.
  3. Place 3 oz. of pineapple-mango mixture into middle of pizza circle and brush the rim of the dough with egg wash.  Repeat with remaining pizza circles.
  4. Fold dough over the mixture to form a half moon.
  5. Bake at 450ºF., 8 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.  Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.
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