This casserole was no exception with all the vegetables cooked amongst the chicken and the gravy. The potatoes were beautiful and soft. The hint of bacon amongst the casserole gives it a little lift making it stand out when it comes to mid week casseroles. Such a flavoursome dish.
This is a lovely homestyle recipe that is not only easy but can be made ahead of time and reheated.
Chicken Potato and Bacon Casserole
(recipe adapted from WW Secret Recipes Cookbook)
ProPoints per serve: 9
8 chicken drumsticks, skin removed
600 grams potatoes, diced
1 medium onion, diced
3 large carrots, sliced
150 grams button mushrooms, sliced
175 grams 97% fat free bacon, chopped
6 tablespoons chicken gravy powder
3 cups water
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Coat a large dish with cooking spray.
Coat a fry pan with cooking spray, heat and brown the chicken. Arrange in the prepared dish.
Top with potatoes, onions, carrots, mushrooms and bacon.
Combine the gravy powder and water, mix well. Pour over the chicken and vegetables.
Cover and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes are soft.
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