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Mexican Crescent Casserole

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Mexican Crescent Casserole
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 6
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This Mexican casserole is absolutely packed with bold, cheesy taco flavor and plenty of melty cheese, but that's not even the best part. Not only is it simple to make (just 5 ingredients!) but it's also ready to put on the table in 30 minutes. Prepare to have no leftovers.
Updated May 19, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef, cooked, drained
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (11 oz.) whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, undrained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar-Jack with jalapeño peppers cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rolls (8 Count) or 1 can (8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Dough Sheet

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, mix beef, taco seasoning mix and corn. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Spoon into ungreased 12x8-inch (2-quart) baking dish; sprinkle with 1 cup of the cheese.
  • 2
    Separate or cut dough into 2 long rectangles (if using crescent rolls, press perforations to seal). Place on top of meat mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • 3
    Bake at 375°F 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

400 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 23g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
8g
40%
Trans Fat
3g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
970mg
40%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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