Indulge in the creamy goodness of Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Casserole with Cheese. This comforting and flavorsome dish combines tender chicken, earthy mushrooms, and melty cheese in a delightful casserole. Prepared in a slow cooker, this recipe ensures a rich and satisfying meal with minimal effort. Get ready to savor each cheesy bite of this comforting delight.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Casserole with Cheese is a mouthwatering dish that brings together succulent chicken, savory mushrooms, and gooey cheese in a creamy blend. Cooked slowly, this casserole develops deep flavors and a delightful texture. With the convenience of a slow cooker, you can enjoy a comforting and cheesy meal with ease.
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup heavy cream or sour cream
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
Salt and pepper, to taste
Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
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In a skillet, heat some oil over medium-high heat. Brown the chicken pieces on all sides until cooked through. Transfer the chicken to the slow cooker.
In the same skillet, add the mushrooms, onion, and garlic. Cook until the mushrooms are lightly browned and the onions are softened. Transfer the mushroom mixture to the slow cooker with the chicken.
In a mixing bowl, whisk together the chicken broth, heavy cream (or sour cream), flour, dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and pepper. Pour the mixture over the chicken and mushrooms in the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 4-6 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
Just before serving, sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over the casserole. Cover and allow the cheese to melt for a few minutes.
Serve the Slow Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Casserole with Cheese hot, garnished with fresh chopped parsley.
Tips for this recipe
For added depth of flavor, you can sauté the mushrooms and onions before adding them to the slow cooker.