Chicken Little Casserole: A Favorite Dish From Childhood

There are so many comforting recipes that you can never have enough of, so make sure to pay attention to this one and add it to your repertoire. Little Hen casserole (also known as Chicken Little casserole) is a powerful meal that covers all the meat and potatoes. This means you can spend less time meal prepping. These elements are chicken, mashed potatoes, and then topped with a delicious gravy. The whole dish is creamy and delicious.

Serves 6-8
45 minutes


  • 6 cups mashed potatoes, homemade or store-bought
  • 4 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
  • 1-2 (10.5 oz.) cans condensed cream of chicken soup, depending on how creamy you want dish
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F and lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with non-stick spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together 1-2 cans of soup (depending on how creamy/sauce you want this to be), milk, garlic powder, onion powder, rosemary and thyme, then season with salt and pepper.
  3. Spread mashed potatoes into an even layer in greased baking dish, then top with shredded chicken.
  4. Pour “gravy” sauce over chicken, then top with cheddar cheese, if using.
  5. Place baking dish in oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool 5-10 minutes before serving.

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