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Cheesy Chicken Apple Bread Pudding

The following recipe and photography was provided by Christina Musgrave of Tasting with Tina.

This Cheesy Chicken Apple Bread Pudding is a flavorful fall dish that the whole family will love!

Cheesy Chicken Apple Bread Pudding

Featuring a toasted loaf of Heinen’s French bakery bread, Gerber’s CARE Certified chicken breasts and Heinen’s shredded mozzarella, this recipe is a scrumptious seasonal twist on classic comfort food. Don’t forget to add crispy sage for a delicious savory garnish!

Cheesy Chicken Apple Bread Pudding
Cheesy Chicken Apple Bread Pudding
Cook time:
60min
Prep time:
20min
Total time:
80min

Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf Heinen's French bakery bread, cubed
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 lb. Gerber’s CARE Certified chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 2 apples, chopped
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s organic rosemary
  • 1 tsp. Heinen’s organic garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups Heinen’s shredded mozzarella, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 20 sage leaves

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F.
  2. Arrange the bread cubes on a sheet pan and bake for 15-20 minutes until browned. Set aside.
  3. Heat the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken cubes and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the white onion, apples, rosemary, garlic powder, salt and pepper to the pan. Stir well and let cook for 10 minutes on medium-low heat.
  5. Combine the chicken stock, eggs, heavy cream and 1 cup of mozzarella in a large bowl. Stir well. Add the bread and chicken mixture to the bowl. Mix well.
  6. Pour the bread pudding mixture into a large, greased baking dish. Top with the remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and bake for 40 minutes.
  7. While the bread pudding is cooking, heat 1 Tbsp. of butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the sage leaves and fry for 2 minutes on each side, or until crispy. Set the sage on a paper towel and set aside.
  8. Top the bread pudding with crispy sage and serve.

Cheesy Chicken Apple Bread Pudding

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Christina Musgrave
By Christina Musgrave
Christina Musgrave is a recipe developer, food photographer and food writer. She’s always looking forward to her next meal. Her blog, Tasting with Tina, is a celebration of easy yet delicious recipes that help busy families create delicious meals and memories in their homes.

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