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Bake-Off® Contest 28, 1978
Wells, Minnesota

Zesty Italian Crescent Casserole

Here's a casserole classic! The beefy, cheesy filling is topped with flaky crescents.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
lb. lean ground beef
1/4
cup chopped onion
1
cup tomato pasta sauce
6
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese
1/2
cup sour cream
1
(8-oz.) can Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in pasta sauce; cook until thoroughly heated.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine mozzarella cheese and sour cream; mix well.
  • 3 Pour hot beef mixture into ungreased 9 1/2 or 10-inch glass deep-dish pie pan or 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Spoon cheese mixture over beef mixture.
  • 4 Unroll dough over cheese mixture. (If using pie pan, separate dough into 8 triangles; arrange points toward center over cheese mixture, crimping outside edges if necessary.) In small bowl, mix Parmesan cheese and butter. Spread evenly over dough.
  • 5 Bake at 375°F. for 18 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In large skillet, cook ground beef and onion over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Drain. Stir in pasta sauce; cook until thoroughly heated.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine mozzarella cheese and sour cream; mix well.
  • 3 Pour hot beef mixture into ungreased 9 1/2 or 10-inch glass deep-dish pie pan or 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Spoon cheese mixture over beef mixture.
  • 4 Unroll dough over cheese mixture. (If using pie pan, separate dough into 8 triangles; arrange points toward center over cheese mixture, crimping outside edges if necessary.) In small bowl, mix Parmesan cheese and butter. Spread evenly over dough.
  • 5 Bake at 375°F. for 18 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe
Calories
510
(
Calories from Fat
290),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
32%
(Saturated Fat
15g,
15%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
980mg
980%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
16%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
32%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.