Casseroles

Make Ahead Chicken Wild Rice Casserole

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A luscious cream sauce along with fresh herbs and lots of good-for-you veggies is sure to make this chicken wild rice casserole a family favorite. Plus it’s make ahead and freezer friendly.

8
1½ cups wild rice, uncooked
6 cups water
1½ lb boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
2 tbsp olive oil, divided
1 tbsp butter
2½ tsp salt, divided
¾ tsp pepper, divided
¼ cup flour
1½ cups half and half, divided
3½ cups chicken stock
2 carrots, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
1 leek, sliced into half moons
2 (8 oz) pkgs cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 tbsp fresh thyme, minced
¼ cup fresh parsley, minced
¼ cup mascarpone cheese
3 green onions, sliced Coupons
1 (5 oz) can water chestnuts, sliced
½ cup sliced almonds
Bring water to a boil over high heat in a large sauce pan. Add wild rice, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes, until water has been absorbed. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a sheet pan with...
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Nutritions

Calories
435

Sodium
998mg
41% DV

Fat
27g
42% DV

Protein
27g
55% DV

Carbs
32g
11% DV

Fiber
8g
33% DV
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I love it because it's great for a holiday dinner. Everyone raves and it get devoured in no time. But, it's also perfect for busy weeknights. You can easily assemble this casserole ahead of time and stash it in the fridge until you're ready to eat it. Then just bake it off. 30 minutes and done!

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