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Cheesy Chicken & Wild Rice Casserole


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  • Serves 8-10
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • 2 cups steamed white rice
  • 16 ounces wild rice, prepared
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 4 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Garlic salt
  • Salt & pepper



Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat oil, onion, celery, garlic, and carrots in a pan over medium heat for 10 minutes.

Stir in chicken, rices, and a dash of salt, pepper, and garlic salt. Reduce heat to low.

In a medium pan over high heat, melt butter. Whisk in flour, vegetable broth, and a sprinkle of salt & pepper. Continue to whisk until boiling. Add 2 cups of the shredded cheddar and continue to stir until melted. Transfer chicken and rice mixture to a greased 9×13 baking dish. Pour cheese sauce over rices and top with remaining cheddar.

Bake for 30-35 minutes.

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