Moroccan-Style Chicken-Crescent Casserole

Looking for a Moroccan-style dinner made using Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls? Then check out this delicious chicken and vegetables casserole – ready in 50 minutes.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
6
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb), cut into bite-size pieces
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup sliced carrot
1
can (14.5 oz) diced fire-roasted or regular tomatoes, undrained
1
tablespoon tomato paste
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 1/2
teaspoons paprika
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 rolls)
1
egg, beaten
1
tablespoon sliced almonds
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, onion and carrot; cook and stir about 7 minutes or until chicken is browned and no longer pink in center. Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, parsley, cilantro, paprika, salt, cumin, cinnamon and red pepper. Cook and stir about 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 2 Into ungreased 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish or 9 1/2- or 10-inch deep-dish pie plate, pour hot chicken mixture. Immediately unroll dough over chicken mixture; pinch edges and perforations to seal. Brush dough with beaten egg; sprinkle with almonds.
  • 3 Bake 18 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown. If desired, garnish with fresh cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    690mg
    690%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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