Chicken au Gratin Casserole

Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 35 mins

A comfort meal. If you love cheese, you'll love this one. Source: Dairy Farmers of Canada. For a change of taste, shred Canadian Gruyere, Canadian Oka or Canadian Colby. These cheeses are all great substitutes for Canadian Havarti.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt half the butter in a large casserole over medium heat, add chicken and brown on both sides.
  2. Pour in wine and chicken broth, add tarragon, cloves, onion, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  4. Cover and let simmer over low heat for about 20 to 25 minutes, until chicken is tender.
  5. Cook the tortiglioni according to instructions on package, adding broccoli florets to the cooking water together with pasta.
  6. Drain and set aside.
  7. Remove the chicken from the casserole and cut into dices.
  8. Keep warm.
  9. Mix together the second half of butter and the flour.
  10. Stir in mixture to remaining juices in casserole.
  11. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  12. Remove from heat, gently stir in tortiglioni, broccoli and chicken dices.
  13. Pour in ovenproof dish, top with shredded Canadian Havarti cheese and breadcrumbs.
  14. Cook in the oven at 350 ºF (180 ºC) for 8 to 10 minutes, until golden brown.
  15. Serve hot.

Reviews

(3)
Most Helpful

Taste was bland. I would have marinated the chicken for 24 hours, increased the sauce,used half the amount of pasta and perhaps a different cheese, say Gruyere.

DOC Jan December 24, 2003

This casserole was a lot of work for a VERY boring dish.

nicoladudley March 15, 2008

This is a great recipe if your on Atkins.Jusy eliminate the pasta and the bread crumbs and the flour.I used cauliflower instead of the pasta and it tasted great. Thanks for this meal!

Ray G January 03, 2004

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