When the temps start falling and wind is blowing a good comfort Hot Dish is in order. This is a classic and can be tweaked with just about anything. This is a recipe that will please anyone.
Chicken Hot Dish
4 cups roasted skinless chicken breasts, chopped ( you can use a pre-roasted chicken to save time)
1/4 cup green onion, sliced
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
3/4 cup celery, diced
1 (8 oz) can sliced water chestnuts, drained and chopped
1 small can of mushrooms , drained or substitute fresh
1 can cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
salt and pepper to taste
3/4 cup Swiss cheese, shredded
1 cup potato chips, crushed
1 cup cashews
In a large bowl: Combine chicken, green onions, red bell pepper, celery, water chestnuts, mushrooms. In a small bowl combine cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Mix into the chicken mixture and fold to moisten. Spray a 9x9 baking dish. Add mixture to baking dish and sprinkle the cashews on top. Add shredded cheese. Cover with foil. Bake in 350 oven for 20 minutes or until bubbly. Take out and add crushed potato chips and bake 5-7 minutes longer uncovered.