Chicken Stuffing Casserole with Creamy Sauce

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Today’s chicken stuffing casserole with creamy sauce recipe has all the elements of a classic comfort food meal. In fact, it’s a version of Christmas dinner in a casserole dish!

Cooked chicken (or leftover turkey), stuffing mix, rice, and creamy sauce are combined together for a comforting dish, and served with a cream sauce. It’s a perfect meal idea for those cool days of Fall and Winter.

Chicken and Stuffing Casserole Recipe with rice and homemade sauce

How to Make Easy Chicken Stuffing Casserole

Chicken casserole ingredients:

Ingredients for chicken and stuffing casserole with rice

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped red sweet pepper
  • ½ cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 medium onion, chopped (½ cup)
  • 1 8 ounce package herb-seasoned stuffing mix
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cups chopped cooked turkey or chicken
  • 1 10.75 ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoons chicken broth

Step by Step Instructions For the Casserole Recipe

Step 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 3 quart baking dish by greasing it or spraying it with cooking spray. Set it aside.

Step 2: In a medium saucepan, bring the 1 cup water to boil. Stir in the pepper, rice, and onion. Reduce heat to low, and cook with the lid on for 10-15 minutes or until rice and vegetables are cooked and tender.

Because temperatures vary on stoves, check before the 10 minutes are up to make sure the rice isn’t cooking dry.

Mixing together ingredients for chicken and stuffing casserole recipe in a mixing bowl.

Step 3: While that is simmering, in a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix and 2 cups water. Stir in the eggs, turkey, and half of the soup. Add the turkey mixture to the cooked rice mixture and stir together.

Step 4: Transfer the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes until heated through.

Instructions for the Chicken Stuffing Casserole Creamy Sauce Topping

In a small saucepan, combine the remaining soup, sour cream, milk, and chicken broth. Cook over low heat until heated through.

9x13 pan of chicken and stuffing casserole with rice

Let casserole stand for 5 minutes before serving. Spoon sauce over each serving.

Serving of chicken rice casserole with creamy sauce being poured over it.

What to serve with chicken and stuffing casserole

Pan of chicken stuffing casserole with a serving spoon.

Because this casserole is a meal in one dish, it can be served with just a simple side  tossed salad and dinner buns. These easy bread machine dinner buns would be delicious with this casserole!

Are you looking for more casserole recipes? Here are some to choose from:

pan of tator tot casserole

Here are some of our other favorite Chicken recipes:

Bowl of chicken gnocchi soup.

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Chicken Stuffing Casserole with Creamy Sauce

A warm and comforting meal is ready with this chicken stuffing casserole topped with a creamy sauce. Perfect for leftover cooked chicken or turkey, it's a perfect comfort food recipe!
Print Recipe
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:1 hr
Total Time:1 hr 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped red sweet pepper
  • ½ cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 medium onion chopped (½ cup)
  • 1 8 ounce package herb-seasoned stuffing mix
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 eggs lightly beaten
  • 4 cups chopped cooked turkey or chicken
  • 1 10.75 ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoons chicken broth

Instructions

  • Step 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 3 quart baking dish by greasing it or spraying it with cooking spray. Set it aside.
  • Step 2: In a medium saucepan, bring the 1 cup water to boil. Stir in the pepper, rice, and onion. Reduce heat to low, and cook with the lid on for 10-15 minutes or until rice and vegetables are cooked and tender.
  • Because temperatures vary on stoves, check before the 10 minutes are up to make sure the rice isn’t cooking dry.
  • Step 3: While that is simmering, in a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix and 2 cups water. Stir in the eggs, turkey, and half of the soup. Add the turkey mixture to the cooked rice mixture and stir together.
  • Step 4: Transfer the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes until heated through.
  • Instructions for the Chicken Stuffing Casserole Creamy Sauce ToppingIn a small saucepan, combine the remaining soup, sour cream, milk, and chicken broth. Cook over low heat until heated through.
  • Let casserole stand for 5 minutes before serving. Spoon sauce over each serving.
Course: Recipes
Servings: 8
Author: Rita Joy

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