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Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole

Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole

Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole has all the delicious flavors of the famous classic French recipe, without all the fuss and prep work. Loaded with tender chicken, pasta, cheese and obviously lots of ham.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 654 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 5-6 cups leftover or rotisserie chicken shredded or cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 pound deli ham cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 pound sliced Swiss cheese
  • 3 cups cavatappi pasta cooked and drained

Cheese Sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded

Topping:

  • 2 cups Swiss cheese shredded

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with olive oil or with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Cook pasta per box directions, drain, drizzle with some olive oil.
  3. Place a large skillet over medium heat, add butter and melt.
  4. Once melted add flour and stir until fully combined, cook for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add the milk slowly, whisking continuously until fully mixed. Let it come to a simmer.
  6. Reduce heat to low, add salt, pepper, paprika and garlic powder. Stir to combine, taste and adjust.
  7. Turn off heat and add shredded mozzarella, stir until fully melted.
  8. Add cooked pasta to a large bowl, add cubed chicken and cubed ham. Add cheese sauce and stir until well combined and the ingredients are evenly coated.
  9. Transfer the mixture to the prepared pan and level the top with a spatula.
  10. Top with the shredded Swiss cheese.
  11. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, until the cheese on top is lightly golden-brown and the mixture is bubbling.
  12. Remove from oven, let it stand for 10 minutes and garnish with freshly chopped parsley before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Cordon Blue Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 654 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 160mg53%
Sodium 1011mg44%
Potassium 735mg21%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 57g114%
Vitamin A 1130IU23%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 867mg87%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.