Chicken and Spinach Casserole

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 45 mins

A chicken noodle and Spinach Casserole

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bake the chicken breasts and dice into 1/2 inches cubes.
  2. Drain the spinach until very dry.
  3. Melt the butter in a large pot.
  4. Add the garlic and onions, minced fine.
  5. Sweat in the pot until soft.
  6. Add the flour and whisk until combined.
  7. Cook the Roux until it turns a blond color.
  8. Whisk in 1 cup of cold milk.
  9. When thoroughly combined, whisk in in the rest of the milk and the cream of chicken soup.
  10. Bring to a soft boil.
  11. Add 6 oz. of the Cheddar cheese and 2 oz. of the Parmesan cheese, and the cayenne pepper, whisk until combined.
  12. In another pot, cook the egg noodles according the package directions, but stop cooking them 1 minute before they're done.
  13. In a large bowl, combine the egg noodles, spinach, chicken, and cream sauce.
  14. Spread this mixture into a greased 9x13 in pan.
  15. Combine the breadcrumbs and olive oil.
  16. Sprinkle evenly over the casserole.
  17. Top with the remaining cheese.
  18. Bake in a 375 Degree oven for 35 minutes.
  19. Let rest 10 minutes before serving.
Most Helpful

Great comfort food with really good flavor. I grilled the boneless breasts leaving them just a bit pink in the center knowing they would finish cooking in the oven. I used fresh spinach which gave it great flavor. I will certainly make this again!

aunt maimes May 16, 2008