Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski
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Makes 6 servings

Chicken-and-Wild-Rice casserole is a classic comfort food recipe perfect for using up leftover cooked chicken.  Try roasting a whole chicken on Sunday night, then make this casserole later in the week for a quick and easy dinner. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook rice mix according to package directions; set aside.

Step 2

Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, and saute until tender. Add flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add broth, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly.

Step 3

Stir in rice, chicken, and next 6 ingredients. Spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Top with almonds.

Step 4

Bake at 350° for 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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