I've been toying with the idea of putting together a casserole series on my blog for awhile. I love a good casserole, and I seem to be finding an over-abundance of casserole recipes lately. I think the sometimes frowned-upon casserole deserves it's moment in the spotlight. So many people poo-poo the casserole, and I don't understand why. Really, why all the hate???? Obviously, they are not gourmet fare with well-balanced, inventive flavor profiles...but casseroles are yummy! They are such a cheap and easy way to feed our entire family of five and still have leftovers the next day. Also, casseroles are usually kid-friendly. I think we should elevate the casserole to a respectable spot on the dinner table! So, I've decided to go for it and give casseroles they're own special feature on my blog. Casserole lovers unite!!!
Chicken Stuffing Casserole
From: momswhothink.com via Pinterest
4 whole chicken breasts, boiled
2 cans cream of chicken soup mixed with 1 cup chicken broth
3/4 to 1 pound Swiss cheese, thinly sliced
1/2 cup butter
2 cups boxed stuffing
1. Chop chicken up into bite-size pieces.
2. Layer in bottom of 13 x 11-inch baking dish.
3. Pour soup mixture over chicken. Cover with cheese slices.
4. Melt butter and mix into stuffing. Spread the stuffing mixture over the cheese.
5. Cover with foil and bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees F.
6. Remove foil and bake 15 minutes longer.
This was really, really good...albeit a little soupy. It did thicken up after it cooled down a little bit, but it was very saucy. I think you could get by with one can of soup and 1/2 cup of chicken broth...but that's just my opinion. Overall, this was a fantastic casserole and a great way to kick off my casserole recipe series!