Southwestern Crescent Squares
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 8
Ground beef, onions, garlic, and cheese are sandwiched between two layers of crescent roll dough along with corn, black beans, peppers, and green chilies to make a simple and delicious dish.
  • 2 packages of crescent roll dough
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • ½ large onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped bell pepper
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chilies
  • ½ cup corn kernels, drained
  • ½ cup black beans, drained
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese.
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Brown ground beef with onion, garlic, and bell pepper until meat is cooked and vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in diced green chilis, black beans, and corn and mix well.
  4. Remove meat mixture from heat.
  5. Spread one package of crescent roll dough on the bottom of a 9X13 inch pan that has been sprayed with non-stick spray. Seal seams between rolls.
  6. Carefully spread meat mixture on top of dough.
  7. Sprinkle with shredded cheese, ensuring that cheese is evenly spread over the top of the meat.
  8. Cover meat and cheese mixture with the remaining sheet of dough.
  9. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 - 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Cut into squares and serve.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at