Easy Crescent Pizza Bake

Prep Time: 25 min
Total Time: 50 min
Servings: 6

This easy pizza bake tastes like deep-dish pizza loaded with all your favorite toppings!

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 count) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Original Crescents
  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 25 slices pepperoni
  • Fresh basil or oregano, if desired

Method

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Separate dough into 8 triangles. Place in ungreased 9-inch square pan or 10-inch pie plate; press in bottom and up sides to form crust.
  2. In 10-inch skillet, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pizza sauce and bell pepper; simmer 5 minutes. Spoon beef mixture in crust-lined pan; sprinkle with cheese. Top with pepperoni.
  3. Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown and cheese is melted. Served topped with basil.

Expert Tips

  • Top with additional chopped green pepper or ripe olives for even more flavor.