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Chicken Cordon Bleu Rice Casserole

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy all the flavors of classic chicken cordon bleu in an easy, crispy-topped casserole. MORE + LESS -

Cindy Ensley
September 20, 2016

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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