Thread: ~$5 Meal Ideas~
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Old 08-09-2007, 06:06 PM   #218
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Re: ~$5 Meal Ideas~

Chicken Packets - My hubby LOVES these! (They're in the oven right now)

2 cups cooked chicken (I just use 2 chicken breasts that I get in the big bag from Aldi's - whole bag costs $6... so 2 pieces is maybe $1.50?)
1/4 cup onion
3 ounces cream cheese softened - 8 oz is ~$1 so... this is less than 50cents
2 tablespoons milk
S+P to taste
2 containers of refrigerator crescent rolls (aldi's for ~75cents each)

Mix cooked chicken, chopped onion, cream cheese, milk and S+P together in bowl.
Open crescent rolls - they will be triangle shaped, but leave them with 2 triangles together and smoosh the perforation together so you have a total of 8 rectangles.
Spoon ~1/4 cup mixture onto each rectangle.
Close up packets by bringing all edges together.
May brush with melted butter and sprinkle with bread crumbs (I don't though).

Bake at 350degrees for ~20 minutes...

- Andrea -
Mommy to 3 little sweeties.

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