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Creamed Chicken over Beans

"Louise Martin of Denver, Pennsylvania writes, 'This simple but tasty blend will surprise you. It uses leftover chicken and frozen green beans, so it's fast to fix for a brunch or light lunch.' Our test kitchen figured this reasonably priced main dish costs just 81¢ a serving."
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add water, milk and bouillon. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. Add the chicken and heat through. Serve over beans. Sprinkle with paprika if desired.


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This came out really thick and doughy tasting...

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It's like crack.

This was really good. My husband loved this dish. I actually didn't have any chicken bouillon granules or chicken broth so I used beef broth. Was all I had on hand. But it still turned out to be...

This is amazing! I serve it the way my grandma does, over buttered egg noodles, with bread crumbs on top. Her version takes a lot longer, but this one tastes just as good!

This was delicious! I served it over toast with green beans on the side. I did substitute broth (which I had on hand) for the bouillon + water. So yummy! My teenager wants this to be a stapl...

This is a real winner! Easy and delicious. I served mine over mashed potatoes w/the beans as a side dish. Other than using chicken broth in place of the granules & water I didn't change a thing.

My Husband was so pleasantly surprised when I made this, not only were there NO Leftovers, but I've been told to make this a regular meal in our house!! I also served it with some local sweet co...

Sometimes leftover chicken seems bland and dry, even when it was moist and delicious when it first came out of the roasting pan. This is a great way to put the moisture and the flavour back in! ...

We really enjoyed this easy dish. Instead of green beans, I served this on a bed of sauteed spinach and swiss chard with garlic. I also used chicken broth instead of water and bouillon. No papri...

Good recipe. I used homemade chicken stock for the water and omitted the bouillon cube, and added a few extra ingredients (sauteed onions and garlic in the butter before adding the flour). Versa...