Crescent Beef Casserole Recipe
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Crescent Beef Casserole Recipe

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Cover and refrigerate leftover tomato puree for up to 1 week. Use it to make spaghetti sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 cup diced zucchini
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 442 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 938 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain and set aside. In the same skillet, saute the zucchini, onion and green pepper in oil until crisp-tender. Stir in the beef, tomato puree, oregano, salt and pepper; heat through.
  2. Spread mashed potatoes in an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with beef mixture; sprinkle with feta cheese.
  3. Unroll crescent dough. Separate into four rectangles; arrange three rectangles over the casserole. Bake at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until top is browned. Roll remaining dough into two crescent rolls; bake for another use. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Crescent Beef Casserole in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p18

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 442 calories, 22 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 938 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein.

Reviews for Crescent Beef Casserole

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

"This is really good. I did not put in the green pepper or the tomato puree cause I did not have enough of it to put in. Nonetheless, it still turned out good. All the kids wanted more and ate the zucchini without even knowing it. I will make this again, except I am going to melt cheese on top of it."

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Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"Kid loved it. Surprise."

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2011

"One of our favorite dinners!!!! My husband asks me to make this again and again. Tastes so good! I did buy an extra can of crescent rolls to make sure the top was covered."

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2009

"wasn't sure about this recipe at first but it was much better than it looked. It was a big hit with everyone and I will definitly make it again."

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