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Crescent Roll Taco Casserole


Crescent rolls form the "crust" in this tasty casserole.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 package taco seasoning
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 8 ounce can of crescent rolls
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 3 cups chopped lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 small diced tomato
  • 6 tablespoons Italian dressing


Preheat oven 350 degrees. Brown ground beef and add green pepper. Stir in seasoning mix and water. Simmer while preparing crust. Separate dough into 4 rectangles. Place 2 rectangles on bottom of pan. Prss over bottom and one inch up the sides of the pan. Spread hot meat mixture over dough. Use remaining dough triangles in corners. Sprinkle cheese. Bake 20 minutes or until crescent rolls are cooked.

Top with lettuce, more shredded cheese, tomaotos and Italian dressing, as desired. *****************************

I've added the onion, garlic, pinto beans and green chili's to the burger mixture to jazz it up a little. I also take the crescent dough and work it so it covers the top of the meat mixture as well. - Karen

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