Chicken & Dressing (Once a Month Cooking)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

When you've cooked ahead, you have not only ensured a month's worth of healthy meals for your family, you are also ready for guests, you have a meal on hand to share with a shut-in, and if you become ill or there is a family crisis - well, at least dinner's ready!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups cooked chicken, diced
  • 12 -16 tablespoons butter
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups milk
  • 18 -20 slices whole wheat bread, cubed
  • 2 -3 cups chicken broth
  • salt and pepper


  1. Melt butter in large pot.
  2. Sauté onion and celery.
  3. In large, separate bowl, pour eggs and milk over bread cubes and toss until completely moistened.
  4. Add this to celery and onion and fry until lightly browned.
  5. Add chicken.
  6. Freeze in ziploc bags.
  7. Freeze broth in glass jars, plastic containers, or ziploc bags.
  8. To serve, thaw.
  9. Pour mixture into large, heavy pot.
  10. Pour half of broth over top.
  11. Heat over medium heat until hot all the way through, adding more of the broth as mixture becomes dry.


Most Helpful

Easy & Very Tasty! A great treat without using the oven I did not have enough wheat bread -so sub in white bread plus left over prepackaged stuffing and it worked out just wonderful. I do not think the left overs in freezer will last long!

Hazel Bukalski July 16, 2003

I have made this for a mission trip to feed 125 people and for my church on Wednesday night (80 people) and it is FABULOUS! Thanks so much! I usually serve it with Green Beans, good Rolls and Chicken Gravy.

Leanne Malone October 23, 2007

Super. I did add some seasonings as it seemed bland without. I make all of my own bread, and next time I think a nice herbed bread will make it even better.

dragonbaby May 13, 2004

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