Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Dinner for eight using chicken breasts? Go Cordon Bleu with ham and Swiss cheese.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
small carrots, shredded (1 cup)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
packages (6 oz each) fast-cooking chicken and wild rice mix
4
cups boiling water
8
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 1/2 lb)
4
slices (1/8 inch thick) cooked ham, cut in half
4
slices (1 oz each) Swiss cheese, cut in half
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In baking dish, stir together carrots, butter and rice mix and water. Arrange chicken on rice mixture. Top each breast with ham.
  2. Cover tightly with foil; bake 55 to 60 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  3. Place cheese on ham. Bake uncovered 3 to 4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Other rice mixes of a similar size can be used in this recipe, but be sure to look for fast-cooking mixes, which cook in less than 15 minutes.
Variation
You can jazz up this casserole by adding either 1/4 cup sliced almonds, 1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries or a 4.5-ounce jar of Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, drained, with the rice mix.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 420
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 910mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 42g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 5 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.