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Crescent-Topped Italian Chicken Casserole

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4

Baked cheesy pesto chicken breasts and rich pasta sauce underneath a blanket of buttery garlic crescents for a comforting casserole that even the pickiest eaters will love. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Muir Glen™ organic roasted garlic pasta sauce
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 lb)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
cup refrigerated basil pesto
4
slices provolone cheese (about 1 oz each)
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2
tablespoons butter, melted
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread pasta sauce in baking dish.
  • 2
    Between pieces of plastic wrap, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2-inch thick. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper; place on top of pasta sauce. Spread pesto on top of chicken. Top each with one slice Provolone cheese. Bake 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, unroll dough, and separate into 8 triangles. With pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut each triangle into thirds. In small dish, mix melted butter and garlic powder.
  • 4
    Place crescent pieces on top of chicken breasts, brushing with melted butter mixture and overlapping pieces slightly. Bake 21 to 24 minutes or until crescent dough is deep golden brown and pasta sauce is bubbling.

Expert Tips

  • Serve with a green salad for a complete meal.
  • Try other varieties of Muir Glen™ organic pasta sauces, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
690
Calories from Fat
350
% Daily Value
Total Fat
39g
61%
Saturated Fat
16g
79%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Sodium
1460mg
61%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
9g
Protein
52g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 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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