Chicken, Spinach & Orzo Casserole Recipe

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Chicken, Spinach & Orzo Casserole

Deb Finney

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@DebFinney

This recipe was given to me by the mother of a friend. She made it for us one night and it was outstanding!! Different from so many chicken casseroles. I have made it several times, with a caesar salad, bread for dinner. Everyone that has had it, loved it.


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Serves:

9 x 13 pan

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
chicken breasts (can use boneless or bone in)
2/3 c
orzo
8 oz
fresh mushrooms sliced
10 oz
chopped frozen spinach
1 can(s)
cream of mushroom soup
1/2 c
mayonnaise
2 tsp
lemon juice ( i have used fresh and bottled)
1/2 tsp
seasoned pepper
3/4 c
skim mozzarella cheese, shredded
1/4 c
italian seasoned bread crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil chicken breasts, reserve broth. Chop chicken or shred, whichever you prefer. I tend to just chop
2
Cook orzo according to package directions using the chicken broth
3
Saute mushrooms until tender
4
Mix chicken, orzo, spinach (thawed and drained), soup, mayo, lemon juice and pepper.
5
Spoon into a greased 9 x13 pan. Sprinkle with cheese and bread crumbs. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tag: Quick & Easy