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Chicken Cordon Bleu Rice Casserole

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6

Enjoy all the flavors of classic chicken cordon bleu in an easy, crispy-topped casserole. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
onion, diced
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
1
cup Progresso™ chicken stock (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup milk
2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1
cup chopped ham
2
cups cooked rice
1 1/2
cups shredded Swiss cheese (6 oz)
3/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
1
tablespoon melted butter
Chopped fresh parsley for garnish, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease 10-inch round baking dish with olive oil; set aside.
  • 2
    In 10-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook until tender and translucent, stirring occasionally. Add flour; stir to make a roux. Cook roux 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly golden. Gradually beat in stock with whisk, followed by milk, and simmer until slightly thickened into a gravy.
  • 3
    In large bowl, mix chicken, gravy, ham, rice and 1 cup of the cheese. Spread evenly in baking dish.
  • 4
    In another bowl, mix bread crumbs and butter to coat well. Add remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Top casserole with bread crumb mixture; bake about 20 minutes or until top is crisp and golden and casserole is bubbling.

Expert Tips

  • Freshly cooked rice or leftover rice work well in this dish.
  • You can use any cheese you like for this--Swiss is the classic choice, but Cheddar or Jack are also great!
  • Unseasoned bread crumbs also work for this dish.

Nutrition Information

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