Sunday Dinner was great once again! It was my turn to cook and I have been given the title of “Casserole Queen” so I stuck to what I know. I grew up a meat and potato kind of girl so this meal is exactly that! Simple ingredients that turned out to be a yummy dish! Also, my dad and sister are gluten intolerant so our meals usually have a gluten free variation. For all you G-Free peeps, I will specify the substitutions.
Chicken and Potato Casserole
What You’ll Need:
9×13 inch glass baking dish
3 Thick cut chicken breasts
1 pint heavy whipping cream
1 stick Margarine or butter
Flour (Gluten-Free flour can be used as well)
Minced Garlic (use your own judgement depending on how much you like garlic)
What You’ll Do:
-Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
-If you want bacon in this dish, place the bacon strips on a cookie sheet lined with tin-foil. Cook for 10-15 minutes until crispy.
-Wash and trim the fat off your chicken breasts. While doing this I cut the breasts into smaller chunks.
-Melt the stick of butter in a skillet
-Fill a zip lock bag half way with flour, salt, and pepper. Put the chicken in and shake until the pieces are well coated.
-Put the chicken in the skillet and brown well on each side.
-Once the chicken is done place it in a 9×13 inch glass baking dish
-Peel and cut the potatoes. You want them to be skinny, similar to french fries.
-Now add the potatoes and garlic in with the chicken. Arranging them around the chicken. (If you are using bacon, add the crumbled pieces at this time.)
-Salt and Pepper the top of the casserole, pour the whipping cream evenly over it all, and then cover in your favorite kind of cheese. (I used Colby Jack)
-Sprinkle some parsley on top as well (it looks nice!)
-Spray the underside of some tin foil so the cheese does not stick, then cover and put it in the oven
-Cook on the middle rack for about 1 hour at 400 degrees
-During the last 10 minutes of cooking time put the casserole on the bottom rack.
-Take out and ENJOY!!!!
I served this dish with seasoned green beans and Texas Toast (Gluten Free toast for my Dad and Sis)
Question of the Day: What’s your favorite casserole? Dare to share?
I’ve decided to end each of my Sunday Dinner entries with my fave picture of the night. This night, (11/19/12), it was on our way to my parents house of my beautiful baby Giani!