By Mary J West
Chicken casserole recipes are a wonderfully filling and versatile choice for your family meals. Chicken combined with pasta or rice, vegetables and seasonings can produce some "stick to your ribs" kind of dishes. These recipes often include dairy products such as cheese, sour cream and cream based soups which greatly add to the "yum" quotient. Here are some choices that you will enjoy.
Chicken with Broccoli Casserole
Have you used curry in your chicken recipes? It is a healthy spice that imparts good flavor.
4 chicken breasts.2 or 3 (10 oz.) boxes frozen broccoli
2 cans cream of chicken soup
1 c. mayonnaise.1/2 tsp. curry powder
1 c. soft bread crumbs (or cracker
2 tbsp. melted butter
1 tbsp. lemon juice
4 oz. pkg. shredded cheese
Cook broccoli and arrange in baking dish. Add chicken pieces. Mix soup, mayonnaise, lemon and curry powder. Pour over chicken. Sprinkle with cheese, crumbs and paprika. Bake 1/2 hour at 350 degrees.
Chicken Pot Pie
Here is a nice version of chicken pot pie using flaky biscuits.
2 (10 3/4 oz.) cans cream of broccoli
1 c. milk
1/4 tsp. thyme leaves, crushed
1/4 tsp. pepper
4 c. cooked cut up vegetables
(broccoli, carrots, potatoes, etc.)
2 c. cubed cooked chicken or turkey
1 (10 oz.) can Hungry Jack flaky
In 3 quart baking dish, combine soup, milk, thyme and pepper.
1. Stir in vegetables and chicken.
2. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes or until mixture begins to bubble.
Meanwhile, cut each biscuit into quarters. 3. Remove dish from oven; stir. Arrange biscuit pieces over hot chicken mixture. Bake 15 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown.
The possibilities for meals using chicken casserole recipes are almost endless.http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Mary_J_West