Swiss Chicken Casserole

This Swiss Chicken Casserole is pure comfort food. It’s a great, easy slow cooker dinner recipe.

Serving of Swiss Chicken Casserole

If you’re looking for a super easy dinner recipe to throw in the slow cooker for tonight’s dinner, then this Swiss Chicken Casserole is it. There is no pre-cooking of anything, and all you will have to do is layer the ingredients in your slow cooker, turn it on, and let your slow cooker do its thing for 8 hours.

I need to explain something about the recipe.  It calls for canned cream of mushroom soup and cream of chicken soup.  I know I don’t usually have recipes on RecipeGirl that call for canned soup, but this one is an exception.  If you don’t like to use canned soups, then this recipe won’t be for you.  If you don’t mind pure comfort food once in a while, then you’ll probably love this casserole as much as I do!

Swiss Chicken Casserole

What ingredients are needed for Swiss Chicken Casserole?

  • chicken breasts
  • chicken broth
  • Swiss cheese
  • cream of mushroom soup
  • cream of chicken soup
  • milk
  • cornbread stuffing
  • cooked sausage
  • butter

Swiss Chicken Casserole

When having this for dinner, you’ll get chicken and cornbread stuffing with a creamy, Swiss cheese sauce drizzled on top. Kids tend to like this one too.

serving of Swiss Chicken Casserole

What’s the best slow cooker to buy?

I have a favorite slow cooker that I’ve used for many years. It’s easy to use, and I love that you can program the exact time and heat level. When your food is done slow cooking, it automatically switches to “warm,” and it just keeps your food warm until you’re ready to serve it. It’s the Hamilton Beach 6-Quart Slow Cooker. It’s a workhorse in my kitchen, and I love it!

Here are a few more casserole recipes you might like to try:

Swiss Chicken Casserole

Total comfort food for dinner!

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 6 servings
Calories 854 kcal


  • 2 1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 6 slices deli Swiss cheese, divided
  • One 10.5-ounce can cream of mushroom soup
  • One 10.5-ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 12 ounces cornbread stuffing mix
  • 1/2 pound cooked, crumbled sausage
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter, melted


  1. Lightly spray your slow cooker insert with nonstick cooking spray. Place the chicken breasts in the slow cooker. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour the chicken broth over chicken. Top with 3 slices of cheese.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the soups and milk. Pour the mixture over the cheese. Place the remaining 3 slices of cheese on top of the soup mixture.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix and the sausage; sprinkle it over the cheese. Drizzle the melted butter over the stuffing mixture.

  4. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours (or on high 4 to 6 hours).

Recipe Notes

  • Note that the nutritional info assumes that ALL of the sauce will be consumed.  That’s probably not going to happen, so the calorie count is likely to be less.
Nutrition Facts
Swiss Chicken Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 854 Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Fat 44g68%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 210mg70%
Sodium 2139mg93%
Potassium 1021mg29%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 60g120%
Vitamin A 896IU18%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 314mg31%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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