Pepperoni-Pesto Popovers

Delicious Italian flavors are rolled up in crescent dough and baked to flaky perfection in a fabulous hot sandwich.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Pure Olive Oil
1
tablespoon semolina flour or cornmeal
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/8
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
cup basil pesto
18
slices (1 1/2-inch size) pepperoni
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 6-cup popover pan or 6 regular-size muffin cups (2 3/4x1 1/4 inches), brush 1/2 teaspoon of the oil over bottom and side of each cup. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of the flour over bottom and side of each cup.
  • 2 Unroll dough sheet on cutting board. Sprinkle with garlic salt; spread with pesto. Top with pepperoni, arranging slices in 6 rows by 3 rows. Sprinkle with cheeses.
  • 3 Using pizza cutter, cut dough in half lengthwise, then cut each half crosswise into thirds to make 6 equal pieces. Starting at short end, roll up each piece; place seam side down in popover cup so center of dough piece is on bottom and ends of dough are facing up (filling will show).
  • 4 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until tops are golden brown. Using knife or metal spatula, remove popovers from pan. Let cool 5 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Popover
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    780mg
    780%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 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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