Chicken and Green Bean Casserole


Posted: January 19

Time: 1 hour

Yield: 6 servings

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Chicken and Green Bean Casserole places vegetables center stage, your taste buds will thank you for it! These aren't just any vegetables; they are crunchy, garden-bright green beans saturated in a cheesy, creamy, savory sauce that coats every bite in pure joy. With a layer of tender chicken underneath and a stuffing crust, Chicken and Green Bean Casserole is like sneaking your favorite Thanksgiving flavors into any day of the year. Dishes like this remind you that every day is worthy of a celebration, and good food to go with it!


Ingredients

• 1 tablespoon butter • 6 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch lengths • 1/4 cup flour • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth • 5 ounces cream cheese, cubed • 6 ounces prepared chicken stuffing mix

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish. Set aside.

Step 3

In a large skillet over medium heat on the stove-top, melt the butter.

Step 4

Add the chicken to the skillet.

Step 5

Sprinkle the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon black pepper.

Step 6

Sauté the chicken until it is cooked through, registering 165 degrees F in the thickest part, about 5 minutes on each side.

Step 7

Place the cooked chicken in the prepared baking dish.

Step 8

In the same skillet, add the green beans, cooking and stirring until they are crisp on the outside but tender on the inside, about 6 minutes.

Step 9

Add the flour and stir for 1 minute.

Step 10

Stir in the chicken broth and allow the mixture to simmer, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes.

Step 11

Add the cream cheese and stir until melted.

Step 12

Spoon the green beans and sauce over the chicken.

Step 13

Top the beans and chicken with the stuffing.

Step 14

Bake until heated through, about 30 minutes.

Step 15

Serve hot!


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