Ingredient List
For the Casserole:
  • 1 pound ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1 cup basil and garlic tomato pasta sauce
  • 1 (8-ounce) can refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°F. In a 10-inch skillet, mix beef and pasta sauce. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally.

  • 2. Separate dough into 8 triangles. Place dough in ungreased 9-inch glass pie plate in spoke pattern, with narrow tips overlapping rim of plate about 3 inches. Press dough in side and bottom to form crust; sprinkle with 1 cup cheese.

  • 3. Spoon meat mixture evenly over cheese. Bring tips of dough over filling to meet in center; do not overlap. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the basil.

  • 3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes.

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