Showing posts with label chicken and broccoli. Show all posts
Showing posts with label chicken and broccoli. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Supper in a Snap--Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

ER's 10th Birthday and Horseback Riding--Sept 057I don’t know about y’all, but sometimes when it gets really close to Thanksgiving (or other big holidays), I tend to forget about every meal but Thanksgiving dinner.

This isn’t good! The family still has to eat in the meantime.

This week I pulled out an old standby. I’m sure y’all have them, too. Unfortunately, I’ve also been stricken with bronchitis this week (‘tis the season!) so I’ve beenRileyAdamsFoodBlogPostpic_thumb_thumb[3] sort of lackluster in terms of energy. This easy chicken casserole came in very handy. You just throw in the ingredients and you’re done. I even used one of those microwavable/steamed veggie packs for the broccoli, which made the whole process extra easy.

My son is not a broccoli fan, but when it’s cooked in with the other ingredients like this, he’ll even give it a go. Especially since it’s got bacon in the casserole. :) In this household, that pretty much ensures a recipe will be eaten.

Simple Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

3 cooked, chopped chicken breasts
1 pound cooked broccoli florets(I used microwave-steamed frozen broccoli)
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup milk
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped, cooked bacon
1 cup crushed buttery crackers
1 stick melted margarine

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a small bowl mix together the soup, milk, and cooked bacon. In a 9x13 inch baking dish layer the chicken, broccoli, soup mixture, and cheese. Mix the melted margarine and the buttery cracker crumbs together and sprinkle over the top. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 350. ER's 10th Birthday and Horseback Riding--Sept 056

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