~ Savory Chicken & Spinach Casserole ~

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By
@1lovetocook1x

My family loved this casserole, even the ones who don't like mushrooms, she just picked them out...LOL! It's quite savory and delicious!

If you don't like mushrooms, add a different veggie instead..I used mushrooms, because they needed to get used and were quite tasty with the spinach.

Enjoy!

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Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 - 5 medium
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts - poached in water
  • 3/4 c
    cooked orzo in broth from chicken
  • 1 - 10 oz
    frozen spinach - thawed and drained well
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 medium
    onion. chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    each - pepper & garlic salt
  • 8 oz
    container, sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 - 14.5 oz
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 2/3 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1 - 8 oz
    block, colby / jack cheese - shredded
  • handful
    italian bread crumbs

How to Make ~ Savory Chicken & Spinach Casserole ~

Step-by-Step

  1. Cover chicken with water and poach until juice runs clear. Reserve broth. Once chicken is cool, chop.

    Bring broth back to a boil and cook orzo, about 9 minutes, drain and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    Spray a 2 - 3 quart casserole with non stick cooking spray.

    In a large skillet,over medium heat - brown onion, mushrooms and garlic. Stirring occasionally.
  3. Once veggies are tender, add the chicken, orzo, spinach, soup, mayonnaise and seasoning. Stir until well combined. Spread the chicken mixture into casserole dish and sprinkle evenly with cheese and about a handful of bread crumbs.
  4. Bake for 35 - 40 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
  5. Serve hot! Enjoy!

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About ~ Savory Chicken & Spinach Casserole ~

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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