Chicken Bean Casserole Recipe
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Chicken Bean Casserole Recipe

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"I love to make this hearty casserole with crisp-tender green beans," writes Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon. "A perfect use for leftover chicken, it makes a satisfying meal."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 8 cups cut fresh green or wax beans, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 238 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 604mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 16g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add broth, milk, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese until melted. Add beans and chicken; toss to coat;.
  3. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Bean Casserole in Taste of Home August/September 2000, p18

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jstowellsupermom User ID: 7101358 86913
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2013

"This was great!!!! We had it over mashed potatoes & the whole family LOVED it!!!"

deb540 User ID: 6791332 58595
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2013

"Wonderful flavor. We're always on the look out for low-sodium meals so I was eager to try this. Used left over rotisserie chicken and fresh green beans.  Didn't add any salt, only used 1 tsp low sodium soy sauce and lower sodium chicken stock. My boyfriend is a big fan of Green Bean casserole so I added some of those French's Onions on top. Served it over rotini.  Really yummy. I was actually surprised it had so much flavor since there aren't any herbs in it.  Definitely gonna make it again"

Amy Heinz User ID: 5504893 40647
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2011

"I personally didn't like it, but my family ate it up."

keverwann User ID: 1807985 25067
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"We liked it served over white rice. Wonderful with Fresh green beans."

downundercanadian User ID: 4302163 31240
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2011

"Fantastic taste & served over mashed potatoes."

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