Mushroom-Mozzarella Appetizer Cups

Dress up crescent rolls in a fresh new take on a cheesy appetizer using tomatoes, herbs, and greens.

  • prep time 50 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

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
  • 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
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    470mg
    470%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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