Chicken Divan



Makes 6 to 8 servings
Total time: 1 Hours

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 30 Minutes
Total: 1 Hours


12 ounces uncooked spaghetti
6 cups fresh broccoli florets
4 cups 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup finely chopped shallots
1 teaspoon olive oil
2/3 cup dry white wine
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 container from 1 (4.66-oz.) package concentrated chicken stock
1 teaspoon table salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 cups shredded cooked chicken
1 cup (4 oz.) shredded white Cheddar cheese


1. Preheat oven to 375°. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli during last 2 to 3 minutes of cook time.

2. Meanwhile, gradually whisk milk into flour in a bowl until smooth. Sauté shallots in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Add wine, and cook  3 to 4 minutes or until reduced by half. Add milk mixture, and cook, whisking constantly, 7 to 8 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Whisk in Parmesan cheese and next 3 ingredients until blended.

3. Drain pasta mixture well. Remove shallot mixture from heat, and stir in chicken, and hot cooked pasta mixture. Spoon into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish; sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Place dish on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet.

4. Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.

March 2013
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