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Day 99: Broccoli Chicken Casserole

I made my favorite meal of all time yesterday: broccoli chicken casserole. I got to enjoy leftovers all day today.

I have loved this casserole since I was a little kid. It is surprisingly easy, but super filling because it is so cheesy. I've changed the recipe as I got older, cutting the chicken into chunks and using broccoli florets instead of spears. It is still the same deliciousness though.

Recipe for Broccoli Chicken Casserole

1 can cheddar cheese soup
2 cans cream of chicken soup
1/2 tsp curry powder
2 tbsp lemon juice
2/3 cup mayonnaise
1 - 1.5 lbs of chicken cut into pieces and pre-cooked
2 boxes of frozen broccoli florets, cooked according to directions
1 can French's Fried Onions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit  Mix the first five ingredients thoroughly to make the sauce. Spread a thin layer on the bottom of a 9x13 baking dish. Put the chicken int he baking dish. Spread about 1/2 of the sauce over the chicken. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Take the casserole out of the oven, uncover it and add the broccoli. Cover with the rest of the sauce. Recover the casserole dish with foil and return to the oven for 30 more minutes. Take out of oven, uncover and top with fried onions. Return to oven, uncovered, for 5 minutes to brown the onions. Remove from oven and let cool a bit before serving. It will be very hot.


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