chicken cordon bleu bake

★★★★★ 1 Review
Gracie58 avatar
By Grace Pulley
from Gillette, WY

A quick and easy family favorite and a good way to use leftover chicken or turkey. My youngest son is finally interested in learning how to cook and lately has ventured beyond the heat and eat survival skills...lol. He made this tried and true family casserole last night and as always it turned out perfect.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Love the flavors of chicken cordon bleu but not the work? Then this casserole is for you. It's filled with chicken cordon bleu flavors, but an easy-to-put-together dinner. There's tang from the Dijon, a bit of smoky flavor from the ham, and it's filled with chicken. Thanks to the cream of chicken soup and Swiss cheese, it's super creamy. On top, the Panko/butter mixture forms a tasty little crust. This is very filling so you won't need any sides. An easy dinner casserole.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
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serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken cordon bleu bake

  • 8 oz
    rigatoni pasta, cooked
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup (10.5 oz)
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 3 c
    cooked, chicken (can use leftover chicken, rotisserie chicken or turkey)
  • 6 slice
    oven roasted deli ham, juliened
  • 2 Tbsp
    Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted, melted
  • 1 c
    Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded Swiss cheese

How To Make chicken cordon bleu bake

  • Cooked and drained pasta in a pot.
    1
    Preheat oven to 350*F. Cook pasta to al dente, according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Soup, milk, mustard, chicken, ham, salt, and pepper added to pasta.
    2
    In a bowl, combine soup, milk, mustard, salt, and pepper. Add cooked pasta, chicken, and ham. Mix well to combine.
  • Melted butter and Panko crumbs in a bowl.
    3
    In a small bowl, combine melted butter and Panko crumbs.
  • Pasta mixture poured into a baking dish.
    4
    Spread mixture into a 13x9 inch casserole dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Swiss cheese on top of the pasta.
    5
    Top with Swiss cheese.
  • Panko mixture poured over the Swiss cheese.
    6
    Then the Panko crumb mixture.
  • Baking dish covered in foil and baking in the oven.
    7
    Bake covered for 20 minutes.
  • Casserole baked until golden brown.
    8
    Uncover and broil for 3-4 minutes or until the top is golden brown. Serve hot!!
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