Broccoli-Cheddar Pockets — Meatless Monday

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Food Stylist: Carrie Purcell

Photo by: Andrew Purcell

Andrew Purcell

Similar to a calzone, sandwich pockets consist of a light, delicate dough that’s filled with any number of sweet or savory combinations and baked in the oven.  Food Network Magazine’s  Broccoli-Cheddar Pockets (pictured above) are an easy, cheesy dinner solution that can be made in just 35 minutes. To prepare, roll out store-bought bread dough, stuff with a vegetarian mixture of blanched broccoli, sour cream, shredded cheddar and chives, and then bake until the pastry is crispy and golden brown. Check out this  step-by-step photo gallery to find out the best way to fold the dough and prevent ingredient leakage. These hand-held beauties are a sure-fire way to get picky eaters to enjoy veggies, so try experimenting with other good-for-you fillings.

Creamy Cole Slaw; Bobby Flay

Photo by: Tara Donne

Tara Donne

To round out the meal and get dinner on the table in well under an hour, pair the pockets with Bobby Flay’s  Creamy Cole Slaw. Boasting crunchy shredded cabbage and carrots, this 10-minute side is dressed with a creamy mustard-mayonnaise topping and simple seasonings. To enhance the natural flavors of the dish, Bobby includes a secret ingredient in the recipe – a few tablespoons of sugar – which eliminates any potential bitterness without adding sweetness.

Get the recipe:  Broccoli-Cheddar Pockets

Meatless Monday , an international movement, encourages people everywhere to cut meat one day a week for personal and planetary health. Browse more Meatless Monday recipes.

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