Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

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Beth Pierce

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@smalltownwoman

This Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole combines tender chicken, sweet ham, Swiss cheese, rigatoni pasta and a perfect blend of spices in a cream sauce.

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Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 8 oz
    uncooked rigatoni noodles
  • 2
    large boneless skinned chicken breasts cut in small cubes
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/3 lb
    sliced sweet deli ham cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/3 lb
    sliced deli swiss cheese cut into bite size pieces.
  • 2 c
    well seasoned bread croutons
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook rigatoni according to box instructions and drain well.
  3. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Cook chicken until lightly browned and no longer pink inside; approximately 6-8 minutes depending on the size of the cubed chicken. In same skillet melt butter over low heat, whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute. Mixture should be smooth and bubbling. Slowly whisk in milk until smooth. Add oregano, basil and garlic powder. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for ten minutes; whisking a few times.
  4. Lightly spray small rectangular casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Combine pasta, creamy milk mixture, chicken, ham and Swiss in the casserole dish. Salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Pulse croutons in food processor or smash in Ziploc bag. Sprinkle over the top, Bake casserole for 25-30 minutes. Turn broiler on the last minute of cooking to lightly brown the top. Stay close by broilers are unpredictable.

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About Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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