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Mushroom-Mozzarella Appetizer Cups

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  • 50 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Dress up crescent rolls in a fresh new take on a cheesy appetizer using tomatoes, herbs, and greens.

Bake-Off® Contest 45, 2012
Michelle Hayes
Livonia, Michigan

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2
tablespoons unsalted or salted butter
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1
tablespoon Crisco® Light Olive Oil
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms
1/3
cup chopped onion
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/3
cup julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes in oil and herbs (from 8-oz jar)
4
oz mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
cup mixed spring greens (from 5-oz bag), chopped
1
tablespoon olive oil-and-vinegar dressing

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Remove crescent dough from can, but do not unroll. Using serrated knife, cut roll of dough into 8 slices; place 1 slice in each muffin cup.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1 tablespoon of the butter 10 to 15 seconds or until melted. Stir in garlic powder and garlic salt. Brush butter mixture onto dough in each cup.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven. Using back of spoon, immediately press center of each round to form a cup. Set aside.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook 7 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until softened. Remove from heat; stir in pepper and 1/4 cup of the sun-dried tomatoes.
  • 5 Evenly divide 1/2 of the cheese cubes into each cup; top with 1 tablespoon mushroom mixture. Evenly divide remaining cheese cubes into each cup.
  • 6 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Transfer to serving platter.
  • 7 In medium bowl, combine mixed spring greens and salad dressing; toss to coat. Top each cup with salad mixture. Garnish with remaining sun-dried tomatoes. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8 regular-size muffin cups with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. Remove crescent dough from can, but do not unroll. Using serrated knife, cut roll of dough into 8 slices; place 1 slice in each muffin cup.
  • 2 In small microwavable bowl, microwave 1 tablespoon of the butter 10 to 15 seconds or until melted. Stir in garlic powder and garlic salt. Brush butter mixture onto dough in each cup.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from oven. Using back of spoon, immediately press center of each round to form a cup. Set aside.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onion; cook 7 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until softened. Remove from heat; stir in pepper and 1/4 cup of the sun-dried tomatoes.
  • 5 Evenly divide 1/2 of the cheese cubes into each cup; top with 1 tablespoon mushroom mixture. Evenly divide remaining cheese cubes into each cup.
  • 6 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Transfer to serving platter.
  • 7 In medium bowl, combine mixed spring greens and salad dressing; toss to coat. Top each cup with salad mixture. Garnish with remaining sun-dried tomatoes. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
470mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
7g
7%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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