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You're the STAR Blog Hop & HOME Features

T his linky party is the perfect place to show off your creativity! Share your blog posts, for a chance to be featured next month!     WELCOME to the August 2022  " You're the Star " Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog: Keep cool during these last few weeks of summer with my delicious 3-Ingredient No Churn Ice Cream ! ___________________________ WELCOME to  HOME feature week of the August 2022  " You're the STAR " blog hop! Meet your HOME week Hosts   This week is HOME feature week Swing by the Home Hosts' Blogs: Bev from Eclectic Red Barn Cindy from Mom, the Lunch Lady Niki from Life as a LEO Wife This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU! There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear - this is NOT a themed party - you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month.   The "theme" occurs in our weekly features:

Crescent Taco Ring

Taco seasoned beef is wrapped into a fun crescent roll ring.

Pampered Chef Crescent Taco Ring

Back in 2014, I tried my hand at being a Pampered Chef consultant. Though I LOVE the products and recipes, I just was not cut out for asking people to host parties. Many of Pampered Chef's cookware products and kitchen gadgets are used in my kitchen and I will always be looking at their recipes for inspiration and a delicious quick meal.

That is exactly what this recipe is; quick, easy and delicious. I first tasted this recipe at a PC team meeting. I really enjoyed it and knew that the kids and hubby would love it as well. Once the meat is cooked and crescent rolls are spread out, this recipe comes together in a snap. Not only does it taste good, it's also a pretty snazzy looking dish. I love how the taco flavoured ground beef peeks through between the crescent roll. Why not try this super fun twist on taco night.

Pampered Chef Crescent Taco Ring

Crescent Taco Ring

adapted from The Pampered Chef

1 lb ground beef

1 packet taco seasoning

1 1/4 C shredded marble cheddar cheese, divided

2 Tbs water

2 tubes of crescent rolls (8 count)

lettuce, olives, marble cheddar and sour cream, for garnish

In a large skillet, cook ground beef until no longer pink; about 7-9 minutes. Drain and stir in taco seasoning, 1 C cheese and water. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Unroll the crescent rolls and separate into triangles. Arrange crescent rolls in a circle (on a pizza stone, or cookie sheet), with wide ends overlapping in the center and narrow ends toward the outside.

Scoop meat mixture onto widest part of the circle. Bring narrow ends over the filling and carefully tuck under dough at the center of the circle. (The filling will not be completely covered)

Bake for 20-25 minutes; until dough is golden brown. Remove from oven and let set 5-10 minutes.

Shred the lettuce and chop the olives. Place lettuce in the center of the ring and sprinkle with remaining marble cheddar, olives and top with a dollop of sour cream.


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