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"When the weather is nice and chilly, nothing beats a hearty, savory, casserole to warm you right up. Autumn Chicken & Rice Casserole definitely brings the satisfaction, the flavor, and the cozy! You'll be feeling nice and full and ready for a long winter's nap after eating this juicy chicken, tender rice, sweet apple, caramelized mushrooms, and melty cheese mix. Mingle around the fire and relax; Autumn Chicken & Rice Casserole is about to make you feel really comfy!..."

2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 sweet onion, chopped
kosher salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
2 cloves garlic, minced or grated
6 ounces cremini mushrooms
2 ounces wild mushrooms
1 Honeycrisp apple, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons fresh thyme, plus more for serving, chopped
2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
1/2 cup white wine or more chicken broth
2 cups wild rice
1/2-1 pound chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, and cut into bite-size pieces
2 cups baby spinach
1 1/2 cups Gruyère cheese, shredded
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