This is an Amish recipe given to me by a woman in Pennsylvania for our Amish Recipe Project cookbook. If you are a chicken lover and a dressing fan, this amazing casserole is a marriage made in heaven. Try the recipe!
CHICKEN DRESSING CASSEROLE
1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
1 stick unsalted butter
1 cup water
2 tablespoons chicken base or bouillon granules
1 cup milk
1 (1-pound) loaf white bread, cubed, toasted
2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
3 ribs celery, diced
3 carrots, shredded
1 onion, diced
¼ cup chopped parsley
1 teaspoon seasoning salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon celery seed
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine broth, butter, water, and chicken base in a small saucepan over medium heat until butter is melted and base is dissolved; let cool completely. Whisk in milk and eggs.
Mix together bread cubes, chicken, celery, carrots, onion, parsley, seasoning salt, pepper, salt and celery seed in a large bowl. Pour broth mixture over; toss until liquid is absorbed.
Place dressing mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake until golden brown, about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Makes 10 servings