Creamy Chicken Skillet {Cookbook GIVEAWAY}

Nov 19

Who loves a delicious, easy dinner and a cookbook giveaway?!? I have both my hands raised high in the air– how ’bout you?

We all know that I have a obsession with Christy Jordan and her blog, Southern Plate! My adaption of her Texas Straw Hat recipe was a success, and so was this Creamy Chicken Skillet.

Creamy Chicken Skillet -- Food Ramblings

I have been plowing through her cookbook for amazing meals that require little to no clean-up….it’s my kind of meal. Well, actually it’s the hubby’s kind of meal since he normally does clean-up when I cook. Either way, we’ve both been loving Christy’s cookbook! I was given Come Home to Supper to review, and if you can’t tell, I think it’s amazing!

Come Home to Supper

The cookbook came out on October 22, and I wish Christy all the success in the world with the sale of the cookbook, and the book tour she is currently doing! It would be an awesome holiday present for someone, but before you go out and buy it, enter the giveaway below and WIN a copy of Come Home to Supper.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbs canola oil
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix (Hidden Valley Ranch is my preference)
  • 2-3 chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli florets
  • 1-2 chopped yellow squash
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 bag frozen vegetable blend (I use california style)
  • 1 can low-far and reduced sodium cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 16 oz package egg noodles
  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy

Directions

Cook egg noodles according to package instructions and set aside.

Heat oil in large skillet. Add chicken breasts and cook over medium heat. Brown each side for about 5 minutes each.

Add in soup, ranch mix, and milk. Stir well and turn chicken to coat. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer.

Cover skilet and continue cooking until chicken is cooked through, about ten minutes. Uncover and stir in vegetables.

Creamy Chicken Skillet -- Food Ramblings

Continue cooking until vegetables are tender, about ten more minutes. Serve over a bed of egg noodles.
Creamy Chicken Skillet -- Food Ramblings

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Comments: 73

  1. Emily Nov 19 at 12:35 am Reply

    Even though I’m a stay-at-home-mom (and thus won’t be “coming home to dinner,” the idea of having dinner ready in advance (without extra dishes!) is suuuuper appealing! Looks like a fantastic cookbook!

    • Elizabeth Nov 19 at 12:14 pm Reply

      Yes- I think this recipe is perfect for everyone…especially when little Anna is running around!

  2. We use our cast iron skillets for everything. I’m always looking for new recipes I can make in advance with limited clean up. Thanks for sharing!

    • Elizabeth Nov 19 at 12:14 pm Reply

      Thanks for stopping by and entering Alecia!

  3. Heather M Nov 19 at 8:42 am Reply

    This looks so fresh and delicious! Definitely entering for this cookbook.

    • Elizabeth Nov 19 at 12:14 pm Reply

      Good luck on winning the cookbook!

  4. This dish looks amazing!!!

    • Elizabeth Nov 19 at 12:15 pm Reply

      Thanks Francine!

  5. Debbie Lamb Nov 19 at 10:34 am Reply

    I love a good cookbook. This recipe looks very tasty!

    • Elizabeth Nov 19 at 12:15 pm Reply

      Thanks Debbie- I’m so glad you entered!

  6. Jazmin @ Frugality Gal Nov 19 at 10:54 am Reply

    The recipe looks yummy!

    • Elizabeth Nov 19 at 12:15 pm Reply

      Thanks Jazmin!

  7. Debbie Denny Nov 19 at 10:57 am Reply

    This really looks amazing and I love cookbooks

    • Elizabeth Nov 19 at 12:14 pm Reply

      Thanks Debbie!

  8. Jessica Harlow Nov 19 at 12:36 pm Reply

    Some women collect shoes, purses, dishes…I have a weird cookbook fetish! lol :)

  9. brett Nov 19 at 2:19 pm Reply

    yummy. looks like fabulous family friendly meals :)

  10. Looks delicious!

  11. Christy A Nov 19 at 4:52 pm Reply

    Love all the Pyrex dishes behind her in the cover photo.

  12. Amy Desrosiers Nov 19 at 5:13 pm Reply

    This looks like the perfect healthy, quick meal!

  13. Jennifer B Nov 19 at 5:25 pm Reply

    This looks yummy and easy to make!

  14. mommy2jam Nov 19 at 6:43 pm Reply

    I am salivating over here with this delicious recipe. Horrible idea to read about this so close to dinner. Bookmarking this page for my dinner plans later this week – looks like something my boys would enjoy

  15. Shannah @ Just Us Four Nov 19 at 6:45 pm Reply

    This looks delicious and I bet it is the perfect comfort food.

  16. Pam Gurganus Nov 19 at 6:56 pm Reply

    This Creamy Chicken Skillet looks and sounds amazing and would be a perfect weeknight meal for my family! Thank you for sharing the recipe and the great giveaway opportunity! I’m a fan of both you and Christy! :)

  17. Annemarie Nov 19 at 7:13 pm Reply

    What a great giveaway, I would love this cookbook!

  18. Cynthia L Nov 19 at 7:56 pm Reply

    Who doesn’t love a meal with little clean up? I know I sure do, especially when they taste great!

  19. Shauna Nov 19 at 8:00 pm Reply

    This sounds like a great recipe and an awesome cookbook. My niece asked for one for the holidays, this just may be the right one for her

  20. Pam Nov 19 at 8:03 pm Reply

    I enjoy browsing through the recipes on the Southern Plate. I didn’t realize she had a cookbook out!

  21. Jessica @Bkeepsushonest Nov 19 at 8:17 pm Reply

    This looks like a great cookbooks, I’ve been looking for some recipes.

  22. Joan Nov 19 at 8:40 pm Reply

    I have a copy of this and have made so many recipes from it already as I have from her first cookbook too. I’d love to win a copy for my daughter.

  23. Melanie a/k/a CrazyMom Nov 19 at 8:50 pm Reply

    What a wonderful healthy dinner that I can dish up in no time.. YUM.. thanks for another great dinner idea.. love coming here, you always cook up something yummy

  24. Danielle @ We Have It All Nov 19 at 9:26 pm Reply

    Oh yum! I’d love to have this cookbook for sure!

  25. kathy balman Nov 19 at 9:38 pm Reply

    looks like an amazing cookbook!

  26. Debbie Lamb Nov 19 at 11:09 pm Reply

    Enter the giveaway – hope I win. I love cookbooks!

  27. Mama to 5 Blessings Nov 20 at 12:08 am Reply

    sounds like a great cookbook with delicious recipes!

  28. Virginia @thatbaldchick Nov 20 at 1:06 am Reply

    Dinner looks delish, and the cookbook sounds great!

  29. Malia Nov 20 at 2:12 am Reply

    Looks greta and sees pretty simple to prepare.

  30. Petro Neagu Nov 20 at 11:32 am Reply

    Hands are raised here too :) it is an easy recipe and it suits even inexperienced “cooks” like me :)
    Thanks for visiting us.
    Hugs

  31. Cheryl W. Nov 20 at 3:17 pm Reply

    I am a big fan of Christy Jordan, Southern Plate, author. She is not only a great chef, she always has words of wisdom and encouragement. Thank you for the opportunity to enter.

  32. Carolsue Nov 21 at 5:45 am Reply

    This would make a great addition to my cookbook collection!

  33. This recipe sounds awesome :)

  34. Christy Spurlock Nov 21 at 1:41 pm Reply

    Awesome giveaway.

  35. Susan Christy Nov 23 at 12:35 pm Reply

    Always like trying new recipes.

    • Elizabeth Jan 15 at 11:03 pm Reply

      Thanks Susan!

  36. Julie Nov 24 at 3:46 pm Reply

    thanks for the giveaway

    • Elizabeth Dec 18 at 12:58 pm Reply

      Thanks for entering!

  37. Jamie Smith Nov 25 at 8:09 pm Reply

    I’ve been looking forward to this cookbook for a while now! And this recipe is definitely on my meal plan next week!

    • Elizabeth Dec 18 at 12:59 pm Reply

      Great- let me know how you like it!

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