Pesto Cheese and Chicken Bundles

Here's a great way to use leftover cooked chicken: just bundle it up in a pesto-cheesy filling for sandwiches.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/3
cup reduced-fat cream cheese with roasted garlic (from 8-oz container)
1/4
cup basil pesto
1
tablespoon jalapeño or hot pepper jelly
1/2
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
2
cups cubed cooked chicken
3
tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
1
to 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: Unroll dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Firmly press perforations to seal. If using dough sheet: Unroll dough; cut into 4 rectangles.
  • 3 Cut each rectangle in half crosswise to make 8 pieces; press each to form 4-inch square. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, pesto, jelly and 2 tablespoons of the bread crumbs; mix well. Stir in chicken and cheese.
  • 4 Place 1/4 cup chicken mixture in center of each square. Bring 4 corners of each square up over filling; twist firmly to seal. Brush top and bottom of each bundle with water; coat with remaining bread crumbs. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 5 Bake 14 to 22 minutes or until deep golden brown. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Snack
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    500mg
    500%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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