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Easy Crescent Pizza Bake

easy crescent pizza bake Entree Italian
Easy Crescent Pizza Bake
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6

This easy pizza bake tastes like deep-dish pizza loaded with all your favorite toppings! MORE+ LESS-

June 27, 2018

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup pizza sauce
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
25
slices pepperoni
Fresh basil or oregano, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Separate dough into 8 triangles. Place in ungreased 9-inch square pan or 10-inch pie plate; press in bottom and up sides to form crust.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pizza sauce and bell pepper; simmer 5 minutes. Spoon beef mixture in crust-lined pan; sprinkle with cheese. Top with pepperoni.
  • 3
    Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown and cheese is melted. Served topped with basil.

Expert Tips

  • Top with additional chopped green pepper or ripe olives for even more flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
47%
Saturated Fat
12g
61%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
910mg
38%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
1g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Craving a deep dish-like pizza, but don’t feel like flying all the way to Chicago? You’re in luck, thanks to this super easy crescent roll pizza that’s reminiscent of your favorite Chicago-style pizza. Buttery crescent rolls make quick work of the crust and get pressed into a 9-inch pie plate, and then topped with all the goods: sauce, cheese, pepperoni, veggies and some ground beef. Add fresh basil or oregano if you want even more flavor! This pizza bake is just the beginning. There are so many pizza recipes for you to try next! Never made pizza at home before? Don’t worry. We have every trick in the book for making the best pizza of your life. Say goodbye to delivery and hello to homemade pizza goodness.

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