Posted by: reneewildes1 | April 9, 2013

Chicken/Spinach Casserole with Wild Rice & Mushrooms

This is a “dress up” kind of casserole that will hold its own at Sunday dinner—with the in-laws. I can’t complain, though—my in-laws ROCK. You can see a picture of the WHOLE Mickelson clan on my personal Facebook page. We did a family portrait on the front porch steps. Someday I want to have a house with a wraparound porch. I HATE being a country gal stuck in the city!
3 cups diced cooked chicken (or turkey)
1 ½ cups half-and-half
2 ½ cups chicken broth
1 10-oz. pkg. frozen spinach, thawed & drained
1 cup uncooked wild rice
1 cup white rice
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
½ cup chopped onion
½ cup butter
½ cup flour
½ cup slivered almonds
2 Tbsp. dried parsley
1 clove garlic, minced
1 ½ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper


Preheat oven to 350. Cook rice according to package directions & combine together. In large skillet, sauté onions & garlic in butter until tender but not browned. Remove from heat & stir in flour. Gradually stir in chicken broth, then add half-and-half. Cook & stir until thickened. Add cooked rice, chicken, spinach, mushrooms, parsley, and salt & pepper. Mix together thoroughly. Place in large, ungreased casserole; sprinkle almonds on top. Bake for approximately 30 minutes.

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  1. […] Renee Wildes blog – Chicken Spinach Casserole with Wild Mushrooms […]

  2. Wow Renee…that sounds fantastic. Not big on mushrooms, but this sounds so good I might not mind them. Plus I think this is a recipe my dad would enjoy, so I would suck it up for him.

    P.S. I agree with you. Being a country girl stuck in a city does suck.

  3. […] Chicken Spinach Casserole with Wild Rice Mushrooms by Renee Wildes  […]

  4. Definitely going to try this one, it sounds delicious!

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