easy chicken casserole

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By Wendy Hanson
from Stephenson, MI

A family favorite that is quick, easy and wonderful for a cold winter's evening!

serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For easy chicken casserole

  • 4 c
    chicken, cooked and cut up into bite size pieces
  • 2
    celery stalks, chopped
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    frozen mixed vegetables (peas, carrots)
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • 6 Tbsp
    flour
  • milk, as needed
  • 1 Tbsp
    chicken soup base
  • chicken broth, as needed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • french fried onions, if desired
  • BISCUITS
  • 1 1/2 c
    flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 5 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
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How To Make easy chicken casserole

  • 1
    Saute onion & celery in butter until soft. Add flour and stir until thick and bubbly. Add milk, chicken broth and soup base stirring until well blended and mixture is smooth and a thick gravy like consistancy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in your vegetables and chicken then pour into a 2 quart casserole dish. Set aside.
  • 2
    FOR THE BISCUITS: Mix the 1st 5 ingredients until crumbly. Add the milk to moisten. Roll out on floured board and cut. Place on top of the chicken mixture. You may sprinkle the french fried onions on top, if desired.
  • 3
    Bake in a preheated 400* oven for 20 minutes or until biscuits are browned and sauce is bubbling.

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