Savory Chicken Bread Bake Recipe

The Savory Chicken Bread Bake combines the hearty flavors of chicken, the comforting texture of bread, and the richness of cheese, all baked together into a deliciously satisfying dish. This recipe is perfect for those evenings when you crave something warm and filling, or when you’re looking for an inventive way to use up leftover chicken or bread. It’s a versatile casserole that can be adapted to include your favorite vegetables, cheeses, or seasonings, making it a reliable go-to for family dinners, potlucks, or cozy weekend meals. Let’s dive into creating this comforting culinary delight.

Ingredients:

For the Chicken Mixture:

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded or diced (great for leftovers)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn – fresh, frozen, or canned all work)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

For the Bread Layer:

  • 4-5 cups day-old bread, cubed (sourdough or a hearty loaf works well)
  • 1 cup chicken broth (to moisten the bread)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, mozzarella, or a blend)

For Topping:

  • Additional 1/2 cup shredded cheese (for topping)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

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