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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Recipe Summary

20 mins
35 mins
55 mins
8 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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; fat 20g; cholesterol 85mg; saturated fat 10g; carbohydrates 28g; mono fat 5g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 6g; protein 25g; vitamin a 632.4IU; vitamin c 2.7mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 4.4mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 22.2mcg; vitamin b12 0.8mcg; sodium 666mg; potassium 380mg; calcium 332mg; iron 1.5mg.