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December 6, 2012

Carnivores Casserole

Carnivores Casserole ~ You want this recipe ! Best casserole with Chicken AND Bacon !

I have been making this Carnivores Casserole regularly since I found it on Pinterest months ago.

This dish has actually become one of our favorites !  And I simply do not know why I have never shared it on the blog.

I normally only serve it with rice, no other side dishes, and it is more than enough for 6 adults. Beware... this is one of those dishes which you can not stop eating until it's all gone!

When I decided to make it again, I went searching my Pinterest board for the recipe, as I had only a short-hand written copy. I found it after what felt like going through thousands of pins!

I wanted to give you the link to where I pinned it from which you can find HERE , but it seems the original recipe is no longer at this link.  Two reasons why I wanted to give you the link 1.) to give credit where it is due and 2.) I made a note that I adapted the recipe slightly and I wanted to see why and what I have changed.

Carnivores Casserole

INGREDIENTS:

250g Bacon Bits
5 Large Chicken Fillets, cubed
Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 TB Butter
2 t Garlic, minced
1 Onion, sliced
250g Mushrooms, sliced
200 - 300g Spinach
1 can (410g) Cream of Mushroom Soup
1/4 cup White Wine
1 t Italian Herbs
1 TB Lemon Juice
1 cup Fresh Cream (double cream)
1 cup Milk
2 cups Mozzarella Cheese, grated

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Pre-heat oven to 200 deg C (400 deg F) - spray a 20 x 30 centimeter oven dish with Spray 'N Cook.
2.) Fry the Bacon Bits until crisp - remove from pan with a slotted spoon and keep aside.
3.) Using the same pan, stir-fry the Chicken until done, season to taste with Salt and Black Pepper - remove from pan and keep aside.
4.) Add the Butter, Garlic, Onions and the Mushrooms to the pan - cook until the Onions are translucent and the Mushrooms are soft and brown - add the Spinach and saute until wilted, stirring regularly.
5.) Spread the Mushroom mixture on the bottom of the prepared oven dish - add the Chicken on top.
6.) Pour the Mushroom Soup into the pan together with the White Wine, Italian Herbs and Lemon Juice - stir continuously until hot - add the Fresh Cream and Milk, simmer 5 - 10 minutes until it start to thicken.
7.) Pour the Sauce over the Chicken in the oven dish, sprinkle with Mozzarella and top with the crispy Bacon.
8.) Bake 30 minutes.


Carnivores Casserole ~ You want this recipe ! Best casserole with Chicken AND Bacon ! #Casseroles


3 comments:

  1. Linda, you *know* this has some of my favorite ingredients! You were so right that I would love this!! Pinned, of course ;)

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  2. I love a good casserole.
    Thanks...it's a Wicked Good Wednesday...

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  3. Thank you so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great day and come back real soon!
    Miz Helen

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