Chicken, Spinach, and Orzo Casserole

Chicken, Spinach, And Orzo Casserole

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Deb Finney

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
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 (10.5 oz)
  • 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

How to Make Chicken, Spinach, and Orzo Casserole

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), mushrooms, 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.

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About Chicken, Spinach, and Orzo Casserole

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



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