Creamy chicken ‘n broccoli casserole (1985)

Creamy chicken n broccoli casserole recipe (1985)

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How to make a good chicken casserole great!

This easy retro recipe for a delicious creamy chicken ‘n broccoli casserole gets a bonus crunch from a crispy onion topping.

Note: Since Durkee cheese sauce powder is no longer available, we recommend trying King Arthur Flour Vermont Cheese Powder.

Creamy chicken n broccoli casserole recipe (1985)

Creamy chicken 'n broccoli casserole (1985)

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 6 ounces stuffing mix
  • 2.8 ounces Durkee french fried onions
  • 10 ounces frozen broccoli spears, thawed and drained
  • 1-1/8 ounces Durkee cheese sauce mix
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 10 ounces cubed, cooked chicken or turkey


  1. Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions; stir in 1/2 can french fried onions.
  2. Spread stuffing over bottom of greased 9-inch round shallow casserole dish (about 1-3/4 quarts).
  3. Arrange broccoli spears with florets around the outer edge of dish.
  4. Prepare cheese sauce mix according to package directions, using 1-1/4 cups milk; stir in sour cream.
  5. Combine chicken and cheese sauce; mix well. Pour mixture over broccoli stalks.
  6. Bake, covered, at 350 degrees (F) for 30 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle remaining onions over chicken and bake, uncovered, 5 minutes longer.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 450Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 724mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 29g

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Creamy chicken n broccoli casserole recipe (1986)

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  1. Great website.

    Hey, do you think the stuffing gets cooked first and then put in the pan, or do they mean to simply mix all the ingredients and it will cook properly when baking?

    Again, great website!

    — Swampy

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