Pizzazzy Sausage Crescent Sandwiches

An easy-to-assemble version of Italian calzones, these flavorful sandwiches are a great soup go-along or game-time snack.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb bulk Italian or pork sausage
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper (1/2 medium)
1/3
cup chopped onion
1
can (15 oz) pizza sauce
2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
4
slices (3/4 oz each) mozzarella cheese, cut in half crosswise, folded
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage, bell pepper and onion over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until sausage is no longer pink and vegetables are tender; drain. Stir in 3 tablespoons of the pizza sauce.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll both cans of dough; separate into 8 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: Unroll both cans of dough; cut into total of 8 rectangles.
  • 3 Place about 1/4 cup sausage mixture and folded 1/2 slice of cheese on one end of each rectangle. Fold dough in half over filling; press edges with fork to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, heat remaining pizza sauce. Immediately remove sandwiches from cookie sheet. Serve warm with warm pizza sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    200),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    22g
    22%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    790mg
    790%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 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:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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