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Italian Crescent Casserole

Italian Crescent Casserole

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


Savor the tastes of our Simple Italian Crescent Casserole, a blend of American and Italian culinary traditions. This fast and fulfilling entrée showcases a buttery crescent roll crust embracing a filling of ground beef generously layered with melted cheese, for that ooey gooey touch. Ideal, for evenings this beloved family dish is bound to leave you longing for seconds.



1 package of Crescent Rolls

1 pound of lean ground beef

¼ cup of chopped onion

1 cup of tomato pasta sauce

1½ cups of shredded mozzarella cheese

¼ cup of grated parmesan cheese


Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

In a frying pan cook the ground beef and chopped onion until they turn brown; remove any grease.

Add the tomato pasta sauce. Let it simmer for 5 minutes until it thickens.

Arrange the crescent roll triangles, in a 9″ pie plate to form the crust.

Fill the crust with the beef mixture and half of the shredded mozzarella cheese.

Fold over the tips of the crescent rolls. Sprinkle with the remaining mozzarella cheese.

Place it in your preheated oven for around 18 to 20 minutes until it becomes brown.

Allow the casserole to cool down for 5 minutes before serving and savoring!


Gluten-Free Crescent Rolls: To make Gluten Free Crescent Rolls you can find gluten free crescent roll dough, at specialty stores or online. Some brands offer gluten free options that work perfectly for creating the crust in this recipe.

Gluten-Free Tomato Pasta Sauce: When choosing a Tomato Pasta Sauce make sure to check the label and ensure it is gluten free. Some sauces may contain gluten as a thickening agent or for flavoring. Alternatively you can make your own pasta sauce using gluten free ingredients.

Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour: If your recipe involves any flour for dusting or rolling out of the dough be sure to use a gluten-free all-purpose flour blend for these steps.

By making these adjustments and using gluten alternatives you can confidently prepare a delicious Italian Crescent Casserole that is safe and enjoyable, for those following a gluten free lifestyle. Enjoy cooking!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes