photograph by Matt Hulsman

2½-pound fryer chicken
1 (8-ounce) package egg noodles
1 large onion, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
¾ cup green pepper, chopped
1 stick margarine
1 small jar sliced pimentos
2 boxes frozen broccoli stalks, cooked, drained, and torn into strips
2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

Boil chicken, covered with water, until done. Remove chicken from bone, and set aside. Boil noodles in chicken broth; drain. Sauté onion, celery, and green pepper in margarine. Add cooked vegetables and pimentos to cooked noodles. In a greased casserole dish, layer broccoli, noodles, and chicken. Sprinkle with toasted almonds. Bake at 350° until heated through.

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For several years, Our State featured recipes from the pages of community and church cookbooks from around North Carolina. These dishes continue to be among some of our most popular and enjoyed.