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Crafty Crescent Lasagna

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Crafty Crescent Lasagna
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 8
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No need to get out the pasta pot with this re-invented traditional family favourite recipe!
Jan 27, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) chopped onions
  • 1 can (5.5 fl oz/156 mL) tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each dried basil and oregano leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup (50 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cans (each 235 g) Pillsbury* Crescents
  • 1 cup (250 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) milk
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). In large skillet, cook beef and onions until thoroughly cooked; drain.
  • 2
    Stir in tomato paste, parsley, basil, oregano, garlic, and pepper. Cook 5 minutes or until heated through.
  • 3
    Combine Parmesan cheese, cottage cheese and egg.
  • 4
    Separate both cans of dough into 4 long rectangles. Place dough rectangles side by side on ungreased large baking sheet; seal perforations. Press to form 15x13-inch (38x33 cm) rectangle.
  • 5
    Spoon half the meat filling in a 6-inch (15 cm) wide strip lengthwise down centre of dough to within 1-inch (2.5 cm) of short sides.
  • 6
    Spoon cheese filling over meat filling; spoon remaining meat filling evenly over cheese filling.
  • 7
    Sprinkle mozzarella cheese over top of meat filling. Fold short sides of dough 1-inch (2.5 cm) over filling.
  • 8
    Fold long sides of dough tightly over filling, overlapping edges in centre 1/4-inch (6 mm); firmly pinch centre seam and ends to seal. Brush with milk; sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • 9
    Bake 23 to 27 minutes or until deep golden brown.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Tip: Try substituting creamy ricotta cheese for cottage cheese in this scrumptious take on an old time classic.

Nutrition Information

410 Calories, 24g Total Fat, 20g Protein, 29g Total Carbs, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8
Calories
410
Total Fat
24g
Saturated Fat
9g
Trans Fat
3 1/2g
Cholesterol
65mg
Sodium
920mg
38%
Total Carbs
29g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Sugars
8g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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