Saturday, January 21, 2012

Taco Ring

1/2 lb. ground beef, cooked and drained
1 package (1.25oz.) taco seasoning mix
1 c. shredded Cheddar cheese
2 tbs. water
2 packages (8oz) refrigerated crescent roll dough
1 med. green pepper
1/2 head of lettuce, shredded
1 med. tomato, cubed
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 c. whole black olives, sliced
1 c. salsa
sour cream - optional


Pre-heat oven to 375. Combine cooked meat, taco seasoning, cheese and water. Arrange crescent triangles in a circle on baking stone or cookie sheet, with bases overlapping in center and points to the outside. There should be a 5 inch diameter circle in center. Scoop meat mixture over crescent rolls. Fold points of triangles over filling and tuck under base at center. Filling will not be completely covered. Bake 20 - 25 min. or until golden brown. cut green pepper in half, shred lettuce  and cube tomato, chop onion and slice olives. place half of green pepper in center of ring, fill with salsa, Mound lettuce, onion, tomato and olives around pepper. Garnish with sour cream.

serves 8

approximately 373 calories and 24 grams of fat per serving

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