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Recipe: Broccoli Bacon Chicken and Chilled Cauliflower Salad

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If you are cooking a meal for a large family or for guests, this Broccoli-Bacon Chicken Meal might be for you. This recipe for Broccoli-Bacon Chicken uses 10 chicken breast halves so it will easily serve eight to ten people. It is simple to make and bakes while you prepare the rest of the meal.


10 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves

10 bacon slices

1 pkg chopped beef

10 frozen or fresh broccoli spears

1 oz carton sour cream

1 can cream of mushroom soup (may substitute cream of chicken)

Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Tear beef into pieces and line the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking pan with them. Put a broccoli spear with each piece of chicken and wrap them together with a bacon slice. Place over the beef layer. Mix sour cream and soup together and put over the chicken. Bake for 3 1/2 hours or until chicken and broccoli are done. Baste with sauce two or three times during baking. The Chilled Cauliflower Salad will marinate while the chicken is baking. Add a vegetable and dessert and you have a complete meal with very little work.


1 med head of cauliflower, broken into florets

1/2 cup sliced celery

1/2 cup Italian salad dressing

2 small garlic cloves, minced

1/4 tsp salt

14 tsp freshly ground black pepper

1/4 tsp red pepper

Combine the cauliflower and water enough to cover in a medium saucepan Cover the pan and bring cauliflower to a boil. Cook just until crisp tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Drain.

Combine the cauliflower and celery in a medium bowl. Combine the dressing, minced garlic, salt and pepper, stirring well. Pour the dressing mixture over the cauliflower and celery. Toss gently to coat well. Sprinkle red pepper over the top of the salad. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.


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Author: Linda Carol Wilson

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