3 Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes-The Midwestern Potluck Recipe Series

Chicken casserole recipes

There are hundreds of chicken casserole recipes out there.  It’s no wonder as casseroles are perfect for busy cooks, feeding the entire family, and for entertaining guests. I have a few favorite chicken casserole recipes that I’m sharing today.  I grew up eating these as a kid here in Missouri at many potluck dinners, and I still enjoy them today.  Here are three scrumptious chicken casseroles that are sure to please even the most finicky eaters at your next gathering.


Midwestern Potluck Chicken Casserole Recipe

1 chicken (boiled; removed from bone and cut into small pieces)

2 small cans mushrooms (drained)

2 cans cream of mushroom soup

1 1/2 small pkgs. macaroni

1 can chicken broth (use the broth that the chicken was boiled in)

10 3/4 oz. milk (use mushroom soup can to measure)

1 1lb. loaf of Velveeta cheese

Cornflake crumbs (enough to cover the top of the casserole)

Use a 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Cook macaroni and drain. Place in bottom of baking dish. Add chicken then cover with mushrooms, mushroom soup, chicken broth and milk. Top with cheese. Mix this casserole the night before, omitting the cornflake crumbs. Cover tightly and refrigerate until ready to use. Bake 1 hour at 325 degrees. Add cornflake crumbs and bake 1/2 hour longer.

Baked Chicken Casserole Recipe

1 can cream of chicken soup

1 can cream of celery soup

1 can cream of mushroom soup

1 can milk

1/3 cup butter

1 cup rice

6 to 8 chicken breasts or legs

Melt butter in a 9 x 15 inch pan. Add rice then mix soups and milk and pour over rice. Place chicken on top. Bake at 325 degrees for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Cover with foil. Uncover for last 15 minutes.

Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

1 cup uncooked minute rice

1 pkg. onion soup mix

1 can cream of mushroom soup

1 can cream of chicken soup

1 cup mixed vegetables (I prefer peas and carrots)

1 can milk (use soup can to measure)

1 whole chicken (uncooked)

Stir all ingredients together in bowl and pour into casserole or roaster. Place chicken pieces on top. Bake until done and brown. (Do not turn chicken.) Bake at 350 degrees for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.

These chicken casserole recipes are simple to prepare and delicious to eat. The ingredients are easy to find and you may already have them right now in your kitchen. It’s definitely a taste of the Midwest.


One Reply to “3 Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes-The Midwestern Potluck Recipe Series”

  1. Looks great. Thanks for sharing.

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