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smothered chicken casserole

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Another easy comfort food dish

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For smothered chicken casserole

  • 1/2 c
    prepared caesar salad dressing
  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breasts cubed
  • 6 slice
  • 8 oz
    fresh mushrooms chopped
  • 1 lg
    onion chopped
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    gruyere cheese grated
  • 1/4 c
    parsley chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 lb
    angel hair pasta cooked and drained

How To Make smothered chicken casserole

  • 1
    Marinate the chicken in the Caesar dressing 6 hours or overnight. Cook bacon and remove with slotted spoon to a paper towel. Reserve the bacon grease.
  • 2
    Remove chicken from dressing and shake off any excess discard the dressing. Cook chicken in bacon grease until browned. Place chicken in a greased casserole dish.
  • 3
    Add the butter to the pan and saute the onions, mushrooms, and garlic until softened. Stir in the flour and make a roux.
  • 4
    Stir in the chicken broth and the cream. cook until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in the remaining ingredients except pasta. Season to taste.
  • 5
    Pour over chicken in casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 to 25 minutes. Serve over pasta.
  • 6
    Tip This is great over egg noodles also.

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