Sunday, February 27, 2011
The big reveal!
Welcome back! Ready for the big reveal? If your meal came out anything like ours, it's probably warm, cheesy, and smells great. We served our casserole immediately with no cooling time, and we found that it was great hot and fresh out of the oven. It was so good and we made the right amount for two people, so there was nothing left for lunch the next day! Enjoy!
Let's put that casserole together!
1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. 2. Depending on what kind of chicken you're using, you'll want to cook it thoroughly before baking it in the casserole. We use frozen chicken breasts and boil them until they are cooked through. 3. While the chicken is cooking, empty your can of soup into a bowl and melt two tablespoons of butter in the microwave. Set aside. 4. Slice cheese if it's in block form. 5. Once chicken has cooked, cut it into strips or chunks. You might even decide to skip slicing it up and place the whole chicken breasts into the casserole dish. That's fine, too. We cut ours up so the chicken was already bite size, though. 6. Place the chicken into the casserole dish and cover with cheese. Add as much broccoli (or other …
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Some nights you need an easy dinner recipe. That's where the casserole comes in.
Lately I've been a big fan of casseroles. There are endless possibilities when it comes to ingredients and food combinations, they're easy to put together and cook, and you can usually make one with whatever you have in the house. This week's recipe is a chicken casserole with melted cheese and broccoli, topped off with bread crumbs. It's a cinch to whip up and it's the perfect macaroni and cheese substitute on a chilly night when you want some warm and cheesy for dinner. Scour the cupboards for the following ingredients: We used what we had on hand for this recipe, so you can always do the same. Maybe you have Swiss cheese in the fridge and no bread crumbs. Try stuffing mix instead. The great thing about a casserole is that you can be …