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Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

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This easy to make casserole dish is bursting with comforting flavor. Chicken and stuffing is a delicious way to enjoy the holiday meal classics at any time.
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  1. CHICKEN AND STUFFING CASSEROLE INGREDIENTS
  2. HOW TO MAKE THIS CHICKEN AND STUFFING CASSEROLE RECIPE
  3. STORAGE
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Stuffing is not just for Thanksgiving! Add it to your menu year-round with our creamy and savory chicken and stuffing casserole. Simple ingredients combine to make a flavorful and hearty choice for busy weeknights.

Here are a couple more of our favorite comfort meals. Both One Pot Chicken and Rice and Crockpot Chicken and Gravy are easy to make and so satisfying.

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CHICKEN AND STUFFING CASSEROLE INGREDIENTS

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You will need: 

  • 10.5 ounce can of cream of chicken and mushroom soup, or use cream of chicken soup
  • 10.5 ounce. can of cream of celery soup
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 cups cooked chicken breast, diced
  • ½ cup salted butter, divided
  • 1 cup diced yellow onions
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ cups of water
  • 6 ounce package Stovetop stuffing, chicken flavor
  • Salt and pepper to taste

SUBSTITUTIONS AND ADDITIONS

Soup: Any combination of cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, and cream of celery soups can be used. They make a cream of chicken and mushroom, which is nice because then you can get all three flavors between just the two cans of soup.

Butter and Salt: The soup and/or the salted butter adds all of the salt needed. If using a low-sodium soup or unsalted butter, add salt to taste.

Stuffing: Stove Top stuffing makes their bread crumbs and seasoning all in one packet nowadays. If breadcrumbs and seasoning are packaged separately, stir both into the sauteed vegetable mixture. 

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HOW TO MAKE THIS CHICKEN AND STUFFING CASSEROLE RECIPE

STEP ONE: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

STEP TWO: In a large bowl whisk together both cans of soup and the milk.

STEP THREE: Add cooked chicken and to the soup and stir to combine.

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STEP FOUR: Spread chicken mixture in a 3 quart casserole dish, or a 9 x 13 baking dish.

STEP FIVE: Sprinkle with black pepper and just a dash of salt, if needed. Set aside.

STEP SIX: In a 12 inch skillet combine 4 tablespoons butter, onions, celery, and minced garlic over medium heat. Saute until the onions and celery are soft and translucent.

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STEP SEVEN: Add the entire contents of the stuffing package to the skillet. Pour water over the stuffing and stir to mix everything together.

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STEP EIGHT: Spread the stuffing mixture over the chicken mixture in the casserole dish.

STEP NINE: Melt remaining 4 tablespoons of butter and drizzle over the top of the stuffing.

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STEP TEN: Bake casserole in the oven for approximately 30 minutes or until the stuffing is browned and the soup mixture is hot and bubbly.

STEP ELEVEN: Serve immediately. 

STORAGE

IN THE FRIDGE: Store covered leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. 

IN THE FREEZER: Leftovers may also be frozen in an airtight container for up to 1 month.

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There are only eleven steps to making this hearty casserole. It has become a go-to recipe for busy nights at home because of the ease to make it. Not to mention, the scrumptious seasonings and herbs that make this dish simply irresistible. You can’t go wrong with chicken and stuffing casserole.

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Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

5 from 3 votes
This easy to make casserole dish is bursting with comforting flavor. Chicken and stuffing is a delicious way to enjoy the holiday meal classics at any time.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 10.5 oz can cream of chicken and mushroom soup or use cream of chicken soup
  • 10.5 oz can cream of celery soup
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 3 cup cooked chicken breast diced
  • 1/2 cup salted butter divided
  • 1 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1 cup celery diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 6 oz package Stovetop stuffing chicken flavor
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl whisk together both cans of soup and the milk.
  • Add cooked chicken to the soup mixture and stir to combine.
  • Spread chicken and soup mixture in a 3 quart casserole dish, or a 9×13 baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with black pepper and just a dash of salt, if needed. Set aside.
  • In a 12 inch skillet combine 4 tablespoons butter, onions, celery, and minced garlic over medium heat. Saute until the onions and celery are soft and translucent.
  • Add the entire contents of the stuffing package to the skillet.  Pour water over the stuffing and stir to mix everything together.
  • Spread stuffing mixture over the chicken soup mixture in the casserole dish.
  • Melt remaining 4 tablespoons of butter and drizzle over the top of the stuffing.
  • Bake casserole in the oven for approximately 30 minutes or until the stuffing is browned and the soup mixture is hot and bubbly.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 1206kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 76g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Cholesterol: 206mg | Sodium: 6859mg | Potassium: 1127mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 3194IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 333mg | Iron: 9mg
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