Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Taco Ring Bake

  • 1/2 lb lean ground turkey cooked (can use more ground beef)
  • 1 (35 g) package taco seasoning mix Reduced Sodium
  • 1 -1 1/2 cup 2% cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages crescent roll dough
  • 1 whole medium green bell pepper (do not chop)
  • 1/2 head lettuce, shredded
  • 1 large tomato, coarsely chopped, for garnish
  • 1 small onion, chopped, for garnish
  • 1 cup whole pitted black olives, for garnish
  • 1 cup salsa (or more if desired)
  • Plain Greek yogurt(to garnish)


  1. Set oven to 375°f.
  2. In a bowl, combine the cooked ground beef, taco seasoning mix, cheese and water.
  3. On a lightly greased pizza pan, or round baking stone, arrange the crescent triangles in a circle, with the larger sides of the dough overlapping each other a bit in center, and the points to the outside (you should have a 5-inch diameter circle in the center).
  4. Spoon a small amount of meat mixture over rolls.
  5. Fold points of triangles over the filling, and tuck under base at center (filling will not be completely covered).
  6. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Cut off the top of the bell pepper.
  8. Fill the pepper with salsa, and place in the center of the baked ring, (use salsa to spoon over taco rolls).
  9. Mound lettuce, onion, tomato and olives around the pepper.
  10. Cut into sections to serve
  11. Garnish with yogurt

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