Leftover Chicken Casserole

I am a BIG fan of having the ability to make a meal stretch as far as it possibly can!  Feeding a family of four can get expensive so we really do try to do it on a budget!  Like many other families in the burbs we are members at Costco and the other day bags of 2 whole chickens were on sale – so of course we had to get them.

Dinner Day 1 was a super yummy whole chicken with stuffing done in the slow cooker. Thank goodness for the slow cooker πŸ™‚

Dinner Day 2 was a Chicken Casserole.  The best part of this casserole is there are really no rules and I often just use what I have in my fridge.

So first I clean all of the left over chicken off of the bones.  It worked out to be about 2 cups.

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Then I added some red and yellow peppers.  Now this is just what I had in my fridge at the time.  This can be anything from onion to a frozen mixed veggies.

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Then I decided to steam some cauliflower that I had (broccoli would be just as good)  Once steamed I cut into small pieces.

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Next on the list I cooked some rice. (Can be substituted with a pasta)

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Now for some flavor.  I love any creamy soup – this time I used the Cream of Mushroom but any creamy soup will do.  I then decided to add a little curry powder and salt and pepper.  I have also used cheese before and not the curry powder. (no cheese in my fridge)

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So it may not be the prettiest of meals but man is it ever yummy and filling!

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Best thing about this is the one chicken lasts 3 meals as the left over casserole goes to work with my hubby for lunch the next day πŸ˜‰ Total Score.  You really can't go wrong with a chicken casserole! Just throw a whole bunch of yummy ingredients together and enjoy!

What is your favorite casserole?

 

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