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Pizza Crescent Bake Recipe

"When my husband and I were first married, I didn't have many recipes," recalls Laurie Malyuk of River Falls, Wisconsin. "When my cousin found out, she wrote out nearly 50 of them—including this family favorite."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Unroll one tube of crescent dough; place in a lightly greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Press to seal perforations.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle over dough. Top with pizza sauce and sprinkle with cheeses.
  • 3. Unroll remaining crescent dough and place over cheese; seal perforations. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 385 calories, 24 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 549 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.