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Gruyère Chicken Divan

Cook time 30 mins
Yield 8 servings.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted and divided
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 1 cup canned ready-to-serve chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Gruye@Sre cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 4 cups chopped cooked broccoli
  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (skinned before cooking and cooked without salt)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons paprika

Nutrition Information

  • calories 438
  • caloriesfromfat 58 %
  • fat 28.1 g
  • satfat 11.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 32.8 g
  • carbohydrate 13.4 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 98 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 572 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Saute shallots and garlic in 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons margarine in a saucepan over medium-high heat until tender. Add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute over medium heat, stirring constantly. Gradually add half-and-half and chicken broth; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; add Gruyère cheese, salt, and pepper, stirring until cheese melts.

  2. Spread 1/2 cup cheese sauce in a greased 11- x 7- x 1 1/2-inch baking dish. Add broccoli and 1 1/2 cups cheese sauce. Top with chicken and remaining cheese sauce.

  3. Combine Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, paprika, and remaining 2 tablespoons margarine; stir well. Sprinkle evenly over top of casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Light and Luscious