CHEESY CHICKEN & GREEN BEAN CASSEROLE
3 14.25-ounce cans French cut green beans, drained
2 4 ounce cans mushrooms, drained
2 tablespoons butter
2 stalks celery, chopped fine
1 small onion, sliced in very thin rings, 2.5 ounces
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup heavy cream
Salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
8 ounces cheddar cheese, shredded
2 cups diced cooked chicken or turkey
Saute the celery and onion in butter until browned. Put the beans, mushrooms and celery/onion mixture in a 2 1/2-3 quart casserole; stir in the mayonnaise, cream and seasonings. Mix well. Stir in the cheese and chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 350º 30-40 minutes, until bubbly and brown or microwave on MEDIUM about 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Makes about 8 servings
Do not freeze
Per Serving: 363 Calories; 29g Fat; 19g Protein; 8g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 5g Net Carbs
This is basically Dottie's Green Bean Casserole with chicken added. This would be a nice way to use up some of that Thanksgiving turkey. Be careful of how much salt you add. Most of the ingredients are already salted. Click the photo to see a close-up.
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