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Chicken Crescent Casserole Recipe

With a family of five, I've found that casseroles are a quick and filling meal. The crescent roll topping bakes up to a beautiful golden brown.—Laurie Bus, Reno, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 2/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute celery in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Stir in the soup, mayonnaise, sour cream, onion, chicken, water chestnuts and mushrooms. Cook and stir over medium heat just until mixture begins to boil. Transfer to an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2. Unroll crescent roll dough into a rectangle; seal seams and perforations. Place over cheese. Melt the remaining butter; toss with nuts and sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 426 calories, 31 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 627 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.