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Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Crescent Bake

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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A buttery crescent topping turns cheesy chicken and broccoli into a satisfying weeknight casserole.

Ingredients

6
slices bacon, chopped
1
box (9 oz) frozen broccoli cuts
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (about 2 1/2 cups)
2
cups shredded cooked chicken
1
jar (15 oz) four cheese Alfredo pasta sauce
1
cup shredded Italian cheese blend (4 oz)
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook chopped bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings.
  • 3 Microwave broccoli as directed on box. Set aside.
  • 4 In same skillet, heat 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Add mushrooms; cook over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in bacon, broccoli, chicken, Alfredo sauce, cheese and pepper until well blended. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 5 Separate dough into 8 triangles. Starting at short side of triangle, roll each triangle up halfway. Arrange over top of hot filling, alternating triangles to fit in baking dish.
  • 6 Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown. Cover with foil last 10 minutes of bake time to prevent overbrowning, if necessary.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, cook chopped bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon drippings.
  • 3 Microwave broccoli as directed on box. Set aside.
  • 4 In same skillet, heat 1 tablespoon bacon drippings. Add mushrooms; cook over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in bacon, broccoli, chicken, Alfredo sauce, cheese and pepper until well blended. Spoon into baking dish.
  • 5 Separate dough into 8 triangles. Starting at short side of triangle, roll each triangle up halfway. Arrange over top of hot filling, alternating triangles to fit in baking dish.
  • 6 Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown. Cover with foil last 10 minutes of bake time to prevent overbrowning, if necessary.

Expert Tips

Chopping bacon into smaller pieces before you cook will shorten the bacon's cooking time.

Rotisserie chicken is a good substitute for cooked chicken in this recipe. It is readily available in the deli section of the grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
696.6
Calories from Fat
360
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29.1g
45%
Saturated Fat
11.3g
56%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
73.4mg
24%
Sodium
652.4mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
73.9g
25%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
7.8g
Protein
34.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
64.50%
64%
Calcium
17.10%
17%
Iron
14.60%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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