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Chicken Turnovers Recipe

This recipe makes for a great way to use up leftover chicken. Plus, it's super easy and quick to make. Try serving these with a fruit salad to make a light meal. Enjoy!


  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken breast
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated reduced-fat crescent rolls


    1. Using a small bowl, combine chicken, cheese, celery, onion, salt, and pepper.

    2. Separate crescent dough into eight triangles and top each side with chicken mixture. Fold the dough over, making sure to seal the edges.

    3. Place on an ungreased baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 13 to 17 minutes or until a golden brown. Serve warm.

    Nutritional Info:
    Yield: 8 servings
    Calories: 169
    Fat: 8g
    Cholesterol: 24mg
    Sodium: 338mg
    Carbs: 13g
    Protein: 11g
    Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 very lean meat, 1 fat

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