Chicken and Biscuits Casserole

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Did all of you have a wonderful Christmas? It doesn’t get much better than spending the day with loved ones,  giving gifts, playing games, and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. One of the best days of the year for me!

Of course, if you’re like us, you have enjoyed an over abundance of sweets over the last few days and are suffering from sugar overload. If so, you need a hearty and delicious recipe like this Chicken and Biscuits Casserole.
Chicken and Biscuits Casserole- a comforting and filling recipe that makes a perfect winter dinner!Packed with chunks of chicken and colorful vegetables, then topped with tender buttery biscuits, it is sure to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites!
This hearty Chicken Biscuit Casserole makes a delicious dinner!We like peas and carrots in our chicken biscuit casserole, but you can use any vegetables your family enjoys. Of course, if you have veggie haters at your house, you can just leave them out, serve them on the side, or just add a tossed salad to the meal.
This Chicken and Biscuits Casserole is sure to become a family favorite recipe!

Yield: 8 servings

Chicken Biscuit Casserole

Chicken and vegetables in a creamy sauce topped with homemade biscuits.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • Filling:
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 5 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 Tbsp dry minced onion
  • 1/4 tsp dry thyme
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 3-4 cups cooked chicken
  • 2 cups frozen vegetables (I used peas and carrots)
  • Biscuits:
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt (heaping)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk, very cold
  • 1/4 cup melted butter, cooled slightly

Instructions

For filling: Melt butter in a large skillet over medium low heat. Add celery and saute till crisp tender. Whisk in the flour till it is all absorbed. Then whisk in the broth and milk. Turn heat to medium and continue cooking and stirring till mixture comes to a boil. Boil and stir for at least a minute. Add seasonings, chicken, and vegetables. Heat through and pour into a casserole dish or 9x13" pan.

For biscuits: Whisk together the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Pour buttermilk into a 1 cup liquid measuring cup. Stir in the melted butter. It will harden into little butter chunks-that's what you want. Pour the liquid over the dry ingredients and stir lightly. Pat out onto a floured surface until about 1/2" thick. Cut into circles and arrange over the filling.

Bake at 400° for about 30 minutes, or until filling is bubbly and biscuits are golden brown.


 


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