Recipe: Zesty Italian Crescent Casserole

Zesty Italian Crescent Casserole

lb. lean ground beef
cup chopped onion
cup tomato pasta sauce
oz. (1 1/2 cups) shredded mozzarella or Monterey Jack cheese
cup sour cream
(8-oz.) can Pillsbury® Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
cup grated Parmesan cheese
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
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 11×7-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
Tips: Added baby bella mushrooms, and seasoned the meat with seasoned salt, a bit of worcestershire sauce,Mrs. Dash Italian seasoning.
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