Swiss Chicken Casserole




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Introduction

Swiss Chicken Casserole is a comforting and satisfying dish that combines tender chicken breasts, creamy Swiss cheese, and a crunchy stuffing topping. This easy-to-make casserole is a crowd-pleaser and perfect for a cozy family dinner.

Why Make This Recipe

Swiss Chicken Casserole is a great recipe to have in your collection for those busy weeknights when you need a quick and delicious meal. It requires simple ingredients and minimal preparation, making it a convenient option for home cooks looking to serve up a hearty and tasty dinner for their loved ones.

How to Make Swiss Chicken Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 slices of Swiss cheese
  • 1 (10.75 oz) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups herb-seasoned stuffing mix
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish, optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Place the chicken breasts in the baking dish, laying them flat. If needed, pound them to even thickness for uniform cooking.
  3. Layer each chicken breast with a slice of Swiss cheese.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cream of chicken soup and milk. Spread this mixture evenly over the cheese-covered chicken.
  5. Sprinkle the herb-seasoned stuffing mix over the soup layer.
  6. Drizzle the melted butter over the stuffing mix.
  7. Bake uncovered for 45-50 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the topping is golden brown.
  8. Allow the casserole to rest for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with chopped parsley if desired.

How to Serve Swiss Chicken Casserole

Serve Swiss Chicken Casserole hot from the oven as a main dish. Pair it with steamed vegetables or a side salad for a well-rounded meal.

How to Store Swiss Chicken Casserole

Store any leftover casserole in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven to maintain the crispiness of the topping.

Tips to Make Swiss Chicken Casserole

  • Ensure the chicken is cooked through by using a meat thermometer to check for an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • You can customize the casserole by adding sliced mushrooms or diced onions to the chicken layer for extra flavor.
  • Experiment with different types of cheese or stuffing mixes to create variations of this classic recipe.

FAQs

  1. Can I use a different type of cheese for this casserole? Yes, you can substitute Swiss cheese with cheddar, mozzarella, or any other cheese of your choice.
  2. Can I prepare this casserole ahead of time? Yes, you can assemble the casserole up to a day in advance and refrigerate until ready to bake.
  3. How can I make this recipe gluten-free? Use gluten-free stuffing mix or breadcrumbs to make the dish gluten-free.

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