Recipe: Chicken and Biscuits

This recipe from Taste of Home is easy comfort food at its best.

If you want to cut back on the fat and sodium, used reduced fat soup and skim milk and cut out the bacon.

Chicken and Biscuits

Yield: 6 servings

1 (16 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables

2 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken

1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted

3/4 cup milk

1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided

8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)

1 1/2 cups biscuit/baking mix

2/3 cup milk

1 (2.8 ounce) can French-fried onions

In a large bowl, combine the vegetables, chicken, soup, milk, 1 cup cheese and bacon if desired. Pour into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Cover and bake at 400 for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in another bowl, combine biscuit mix and milk. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto chicken mixture. Bake, uncovered, for 20-22 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Top with onions and remaining cheese. Bake 3-4 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.

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