Italian Crescent Casserole

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A while back, I had you all help me pick a recipe to take to a potluck party.  Now that the holiday’s are over, I am finally getting around to sharing the recipe I made.  This Italian crescent casserole was another dinner dish that was easy to put together and it was a big hit with everyone who tried it.  It reminded me of a deep dish pizza. Just add a salad on the side and you have a complete meal.

Here is what you need to make the

Italian Crescent Casserole

  • GROUND BEEF
  • GARLIC TOMATO PASTA SAUCE
  • PILLSBURY® REFRIGERATED CRESCENT DINNER ROLLS
  • SHREDDED ITALIAN CHEESE BLEND
  • DRIED BASIL LEAVES

Italian Crescent Casserole

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Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb ground beef cooked and drained
  • 1 cup garlic tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 can 8 oz Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 ½ cups shredded Italian cheese blend
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil leaves

Instructions
 

  • In skillet, mix cooked beef and pasta sauce. Heat over medium heat until warm.
  • Separate crescent dough into 8 triangles. Place dough in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate in spoke pattern, with narrow tips overlapping rim of plate about 3 inches.
  • Press dough in side and bottom of pan to form crust and cover the pan. Sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese over dough in the pan.
  • Spoon meat mixture evenly over cheese.
  • Bring tips of dough over filling to meet in center; do not overlap.
  • Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese over the dish followed by the basil. Bake at 375°F 15 to 20 minutes.
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Recipe adapted from Pillsbury.
 

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  1. Made this tonight and it came out fantastic! Quick easy dinner and very yummy! I think I’ll add a few more pizza toppings to the meat mixture next time.