Spicy Italian Crescent Ring
Need an easy-peasy dinner recipe to spruce up tonight’s family meal? Then you might want to give this spicy Italian crescent ring recipe a try. With only ten minutes of prep time and forty-five minutes to cook, it’ll be ready in less than an hour, and it’s sure to be a hit!Remember the cute little Pillsbury Doughboy? We used to love Pillsbury commercials when we were kids growing up in the seventies and early eighties – he used to be in every Pillsbury commercial, and we always wanted to poke him in the belly, just like the lady in the commercials did. It always made him laugh so hard! Anyway, this fine main course recipe comes to us courtesy of Pillsbury Crescent Rolls and we even found it over at the Pillsbury website. They’re still making top-notch dough products after all of these years, and they still taste as good as they did 40-odd years ago. And that Pillsbury Doughboy, he hasn’t aged one bit!
For this delicious spicy Italian recipe, you’ll need just seven ingredients, some of which are: two cans of Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough, hot salami, ham, and cheese – lots of it! You’ll probably want to run out to the grocery store to get the rest of the ingredients if you don’t already have them in your fridge! You will also want to set your oven at three hundred and seventy-five degrees Fahrenheit right now so it’ll be all heated up by the time your prep work is done!
This spicy crescent ring recipe is full of meat and spice and everything nice, and it will yield up to seven servings – perhaps even more if you cut the slices small. If they’re already jam-packed with stuffing, they can really be quite filling – a little can go a long way! At the Pillsbury website, they have a really neat feature that allows people to write comments and reviews underneath all of their great Pillsbury dough recipes. You can learn a lot from reading these reviews – perhaps even more than from the breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes themselves!
According to these reviews, there are a few things to remember when cooking this Italian crescent ring recipe. First of all, be sure to make the inner ring fairly large so the dough will cook all the way through – and also to ensure it will cook evenly. Secondly, if you are going to include peppers, then you need to put them in between the meat layers, so they will not make the dough soggy. Thirdly, feel free to add even more different kinds of meat, cheese, and veggies – pile it up – and be sure to experiment! If you like how your Italian crescent roll dish turns out, please share your experience in the review section so everyone else can enjoy it too. Oh, and according to several folks, the spicy Italian crescent ring tastes even better with mustard! Some have recommended spicy Dijon mustard while others preferred simple prepared mustard. You can either put it directly inside the dinner ring’s stuffing, or you can drizzle it on top once it comes out of the oven. Or, if you are a really big fan of mustard, you can put some in a small dish and use it as a dipping sauce! That’s what we’re going to do.
This fabulous spicy Italian meal works for family dinners, potlucks, birthday parties, and – as a few people have suggested – it works especially well for Game night too. In fact, if you’re cooking it up for Game night, you might want to make more than one crescent ring to make sure everyone gets enough. Why? Because it’s bound to be a hit and when it’s this good - it’s bound to go fast!
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