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Meal Planning Made Easy: Creamy Chicken Casserole Recipe

 

Hey there, food lovers! I'm Natasha from Natasha's Kitchen, and today we're diving into a creamy comfort food that's sure to warm your heart and belly. Let's make a Creamy Chicken Casserole that's as delicious and easy to prepare.

First things first, let's gather our ingredients. You'll need:

  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup of chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound of chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cups of mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheese

Now, let's start cooking!

1. Preheat your oven to  375°F (190°C) and set your casserole dish on the stovetop.

2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

3. Whisk in the flour until it's completely smooth, then pour in the milk, cream, and chicken broth. Stir until the roux is fully dissolved.

4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until it's no longer pink inside. Remove the chicken and set it aside.

6. In the same skillet, add the mushrooms and cook until they're tender.

7. Stir the mushrooms into the roux, then add the breadcrumbs and shredded cheese.

8. Pour the mixture into the casserole dish, then arrange the cooked chicken on top.

9. Bake for  15-20 minutes until the top is golden and bubbly.

And there you have it! A Creamy Chicken Casserole that's as comforting as a warm hug. It's a fantastic dish that's perfect for family dinners, potlucks, or just a cozy evening. If you're feeling adventurous, add a Worcestershire sauce splash


to the roux for an extra kick of flavor [0].

Remember, cooking is all about enjoying the process and sharing the love. So, gather your loved ones around the kitchen table, let the aroma of the casserole fill the room, and dig in. Enjoy your homemade comfort food!

Stay tuned for more delicious recipes and feel free to share your own cooking stories in the comments below. Happy cooking!

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