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

Step-By-Step

1Boil chicken breasts, reserve broth. Chop chicken or shred, whichever you prefer. I tend to just chop

2Cook orzo according to package directions using the chicken broth

3Saute mushrooms until tender

4Mix chicken, orzo, spinach (thawed and drained), soup, mayo, lemon juice and pepper.

5Spoon 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