taco meatball ring

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By Angela Pietrantonio
from Woonsocket, RI

My kid's all love this taco ring for our family gatherings in the summertime! Recipe from ~ Taste of Home

★★★★★ 1
serves 16
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For taco meatball ring

  • 2 c
    (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 2 to 4 Tbsp
    taco seasoning
  • 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 2
    tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/2 md
    head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 md
    tomato, chopped
  • 4
    green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 c
    sliced ripe olives
  • 2
    jalapeno peppers, sliced
  • sour cream and salsa, optional

How To Make taco meatball ring

  • 1
    In a large bowl, combine 1 cup cheese, water and taco seasoning. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 16 balls.
  • 2
    Place meatballs on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Drain meatballs on paper towels. Reduce heat to 375°.
  • 3
    Arrange crescent rolls on a greased 15-in. pizza pan, forming a ring with pointed ends facing the outer edge of the pan and wide ends overlapping.
  • 4
    Place a meatball on each roll; fold point over meatball and tuck under wide end of roll (meatball will be visible). Repeat. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until rolls are golden brown.
  • 5
    Transfer to a serving platter. Fill the center of the ring with lettuce, tomato, onions, olives, jalapenos, remaining cheese, and sour cream and salsa if desired. Yield: 16 servings. 5 points per serving
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