This Easy Chicken Casserole with Stuffing Mix is the perfect meal for a busy night! It is a great way to use up leftover chicken or turkey, and it can be made ahead of time so all you have to do is pop it in the oven next time you need a hot, comforting meal.
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Why you'll love this recipe
✔️ An easy casserole that only requires a few simple ingredients that you may already have on hand.
✔️ A great way to use rotisserie chicken or leftover turkey.
✔️ The ultimate comfort food meal!
For the exact measurements, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.
- Stove Top chicken stuffing mix or Pepperidge Farm, keeping a variety of stuffing mixes in the pantry makes this meal come together in a snap!
- rotisserie chicken, shredded chicken, boneless skinless chicken breasts or chicken thighs
- broccoli florets
- cheese soup
- chicken gravy
- shredded cheddar cheese or mozzarella cheese
This is an overview of the instructions. For the complete directions just scroll down to the bottom!
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare baking dish, set aside.
- Prepare dry stuffing as per package directions.
- In large mixing bowl, combine the cheese soup and gravy, cooked chicken and broccoli. Pour into greased casserole dish.
- Sprinkle with half the cheese over the creamy chicken filling. Top with the classic stuffing and remaining shredded cheese. Cover and bake until hot and bubbly!
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- 9x13 casserole dish
- large bowl
- aluminum foil
For this chicken recipe, you need to use cooked chicken instead of raw chicken.
This chicken casserole recipe is best when covered with aluminum foil while baking.
We like to serve this dish with a simple side salad and some dinner rolls.
Most casseroles are best served immediately after baking. However, this chicken casserole can be made ahead of time and reheated when ready to serve.
This chicken casserole recipe bakes at 350 degrees. I always like to bake chicken at 350 degrees so that it doesn't become tough.
Things to know
- Cover loosely with foil. Otherwise the cheese will stick to the foil. (Of course if you're like me you can stand in the kitchen and pick the stuffing off the foil 😋).
- You can use your own homemade stuffing instead of Stove Top Stuffing Mix if you prefer, but I like to use the store bought because it makes this such an easy recipe!
- Serving with a side of cranberry sauce would give this meal a Thanksgiving style flavor.
- Adding a medley of vegetables is a perfect way to sneak in extra veggies!
- Spray your casserole dish well with nonstick cooking spray so that cleaning up is a breeze.
- If you don't have leftover chicken, you can use poached, rotisserie or baked chicken for this recipe.
- Instead of cheddar cheese soup, you can use concentrated cream of broccoli soup, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup or cream of celery soup for the soup mixture.
- If you prefer to use frozen broccoli that works too! You may need to bake it just a little longer.
- Add some mixed vegetables. You can also add a can of drained corn or green beans to the casserole.
- Instead of using stuffing on top of the chicken, you could also switch it out and use crushed Ritz crackers mixed with melted butter.
- Add a dash of garlic powder and onion powder to the soup mixture next time you make this dish for more flavor.
Refrigerate - Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
Freezer - Freeze in an airtight freezer safe container for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.
Reheat - Reheat in the oven at 350 degrees until heated through. Or in the microwave for one to two minutes. If you find that this casserole recipe is dry, when reheating add a little chicken broth or water.
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Chicken Casserole with Stuffing
- 6 ounce package Stove Top chicken stuffing mix
- 1 ½ cups water
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 4-6 cups cooked chicken cubed
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 10 ¾ ounces condensed cheese soup undiluted
- 12 ounces chicken gravy
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray baking dish with non stick cooking spray.
- Prepare chicken stuffing mix using just 1-½ cups water and butter as per package instructions.
- In large mixing bowl, combine the cheese soup and gravy, whisk to combine. Add the cooked chicken and broccoli and stir again. Pour into the casserole dish.
- Sprinkle with half the cheese. Top with stuffing and sprinkle with remaining shredded cheese. Cover with aluminum foil.
- Bake 40 minutes. Uncover, if desired place under broiler for 2-3 minutes until golden brown - watch carefully so it doesn't burn. Enjoy!