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Can you make a taco salad with crescent rolls?

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To make a taco salad with crescent rolls, create a taco ring by filling the crescent rolls with meat and cheese, and then fill the middle of the finished roll with salad. Garnish with olives, salsa, sour cream and tomatoes, if desired.

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Recipe Title: Crescent Roll Taco Salad

For a quick and easy weeknight taco salad, fill canned crescent roll dough with taco meat and cheese and then bake it into a ring. Fill the center with salad and garnish with desired condiments.

Prep Time: 25 min.

Cook Time: 25 min.

Ready In: 50 min.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cans, dinner crescent rolls
  • 1-1/2 to 2 lbs., lean ground beef
  • 1 packet, taco seasoning mix
  • 2 cups, shredded cheese
  • Salsa
  • Lettuce
  • Olives
  • Tomatoes
  • Sour cream

  1. Step 1: Preheat the oven
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  3. Step 2: Prepare the meat
  4. In a medium skillet, crumble and cook the ground beef over medium-high heat until it is no longer pink, which takes about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer the meat to a medium bowl. Stir in the taco seasoning with 2 tablespoons of water. Then, add half of the shredded cheese to the mixture.

  5. Step 3: Prepare the ring
  6. On a baking dish or baking stone, separate the triangles from the crescent roll cans and then create a large circle, slightly overlapping the triangles. With a large spoon, transfer the meat mixture onto the crescent rolls and then roll over the dough to cover the mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining cheese and then bake for 25 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter and fill the center with the lettuce and desired condiments.

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