Combine everything you like into one chicken-green bean casserole: tender chicken, fresh green beans and creamy mushrooms. You'll love the convenience of this Make-Ahead Chicken-Green Bean Casserole.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix for Chicken
1 Tbsp. butter
6 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1-1/2 lb.)
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1/2 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed, cut into 1-inch lengths
1/2 lb. sliced fresh mushrooms
1 large onion, chopped
1/4 cup flour
1-3/4 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
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Let's Make It
Prepare stuffing as directed on package.
Meanwhile, melt butter in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; sprinkle with pepper. Cook 5 min. on each side or until chicken is done (165ºF); transfer to 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
Cook and stir beans, mushrooms and onions in same skillet 6 to 8 min. or until beans and onions are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with flour; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in broth; simmer 3 min. or until thickened, stirring frequently. Add cream cheese; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until melted. Spoon over chicken; top with stuffing. Refrigerate up to 24 hours.
Heat oven to 400ºF. Bake casserole (uncovered) 30 min. or until heated through.
If serving dish on a buffet table, cook chicken as directed; cut into bite-size pieces. Stir into prepared vegetable mixture in 13x9-inch baking dish. Top with prepared stuffing. Bake as directed.
This delicious casserole can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before baking as directed.
Prepare casserole in foil-lined baking dish, making sure there is enough foil extending over edges of dish to cover and seal. Freeze casserole until firm. Remove from dish; wrap tightly with foil. Place foil-wrapped casserole in freezer-weight resealable plastic bag. Label and date. When ready to thaw, unwrap frozen casserole and return to original baking dish. Thaw overnight in refrigerator, then bake as directed just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.