This easy wild rice casserole recipe has all the same flavors of chicken cordon bleu, but it's much easier to make. Instead of stuffing chicken, you can just combine all of the ingredients in your casserole dish, cover with bread crumbs, and bake.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 2 1/2- to 3-qt. oval or rectangular baking dish. In a large skillet melt 3 Tbsp. of the butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and garlic and cook 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour. Stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Stir in rice, chicken, cheese, ham, and 1/2 cup green onions. Transfer to the baking dish.

  • In a small bowl melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter in the microwave. Add panko breadcrumbs. Toss to combine. Sprinkle over chicken and rice mixture. Bake, uncovered, about 35 minutes or until heated through. Top with additional green onions and/or parsley before serving.

Nutrition Facts

397 calories; 20 g total fat; 10 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 5 g monounsaturated fat; 85 mg cholesterol; 666 mg sodium. 380 mg potassium; 28 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 25 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 632 IU vitamin a; 3 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 4 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 22 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 332 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;