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Chicken & rice crescent topped casserole

September 29, 2016

Fall and casseroles just go hand in hand don’t they.. You all know I like to keep my dishes simple, who has time to be in the kitchen for hours cooking up dinner.. not me that’s for sure! I’ve been wanting to do a chicken and rice dish for awhile now, but I wanted to put a little spin on it.. This crescent topped dish is so good, it’s comfort food at it’s best! I promise it is so easy to make and can be in your oven in about 10 minutes! Serves 6 at 9 smart points per serving.

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Chicken & rice crescent topped casserole
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Serves: 6
 
9sp/9pp per serving
Ingredients
  • 1 can of low fat cream of chicken soup (284ml)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup milk (I used 1%)
  • Juice from ½ squeezed lemon
  • 10 oz cooked chicken (I used shredded but cubed will work to)
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli (feel free to swap out for a different veggie to suit you)
  • 2 cups cooked white rice (or brown if you prefer but it's 2 points higher)
  • Dash of salt & pepper
  • ⅔ cup reduced fat shredded cheese (I used a 3 cheese blend)
  • 1 pkg pillsbury reduced fat crescent rolls
  • 1 Tbsp finely grated parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F, spray a 9x13 casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a small bowl, microwave your frozen broccoli with 3Tbsp of water for 2-3 minutes, mixing it half way.
  3. In a large bowl mix your soup, chicken, broth, broccoli, cooked rice, lemon, milk, shredded cheese and salt & pepper. Stir well.
  4. Pour out into your casserole dish.
  5. Take your crescent roll dough and keep it rolled up, cut into 8 equal parts (cut in half, then cut those halves in half) cut all 8 pieces in 4 (see picture below)
  6. Evenly place biscuit pieces over your chicken mixture, sprinkle with grated parmesan.
  7. Bake in oven for approx 28-30 minutes, until your crescent rolls are golden brown.
  8. Makes 6 servings at 9 smart points (9PP) each serving weighs out at approx 11oz and incl 5 crescent pieces.
  9. Nutritional info (not incl broccoli) per serving.. Calories 328..Fat 8.6g...Saturated fat 3.6g... Carbs 38.4g... Fiber 0.4g... Sugars 5.4g... Protein 24.2g

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7 Comments

  • Reply Jennifer October 3, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    Hi Kate, I’m going to make this tonight but I wondered where the chicken broth comes in to play? It’s listed in the ingredients but I don’t know where you used it in the recipe. Thanks for any help! (@ww_tallandfabulous)

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      Reply Drizzle October 4, 2016 at 11:22 am

      Hi Jennifer, sorry I left it out in the directions, probably because I already listed “soup” ๐Ÿ˜‰ I have since added it, it is just mixed with everything at the same time, I saw your post and it looks awesome, so I am assuming you figured it out ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Reply Jennifer October 14, 2016 at 6:11 pm

        Thanks Kate! I sure did. ๐Ÿ™‚ This dish was FANTASTIC!

  • Reply sarah valle January 2, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    This was delicious! A hit for the whole family. Thank you!

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 7, 2017 at 1:46 pm

      Glad you all enjoyed ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Brenda Neufeld January 14, 2017 at 8:40 pm

    can you make this ahead and freeze it? Trying to make a bunch of meals ahead.

    • Drizzle
      Reply Drizzle January 15, 2017 at 1:47 pm

      Do you mean freeze it before you bake? I have not personally tried it but I think it should work out

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