3 from 1 vote
Review Recipe

Cordon Bleu Casserole

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
It’s kind of an easy lazy chicken type casserole and it is both fast and easy to make!
The best part about this dish is that the simple sauce is homemade from scratch and contains no canned soup!
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Ingredients

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Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cooking sherry
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Other
  • 1 cup swiss cheese
  • 1 cup monterey jack cheese , divided
  • 2 cups cooked chicken (use rotisserie or chicken breasts)
  • 4 oz ham , diced
  • 12 oz uncooked pasta
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs

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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and cook for 2 minutes stirring. Remove from heat and pour in chicken broth and milk. Return to heat and stir while whisking until thick and bubbly. Add in sherry, dijon, Worcestershire, thyme and pepper. Stir in swiss cheese.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Do not overcook. Combine pasta, chicken, ham, 1/2 cup of monterey jack cheese and sauce. Pour into a large casserole dish.
  4. Combine melted butter, Panko bread crumbs and remaining 1/2 cup of cheese. Sprinkle over top of casserole.
  5. Bake uncovered for 25-30 minutes or until hot and top is lightly browned. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Information
Calories: 621, Fat: 29g, Saturated Fat: 14g, Cholesterol: 102mg, Sodium: 558mg, Potassium: 395mg, Carbohydrates: 52g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 35g, Vitamin A: 625%, Calcium: 346%, Iron: 2.2%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword Cordon Bleu Casserole