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Cordon Bleu Chicken Casserole Recipe

Cordon Bleu Chicken Casserole        

Serves 8-10

4 cups cubed cooked chicken
3 cups cubed fully cooked ham
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup finely chopped onion
6 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup flour
1 cup light cream
2 cups skim milk
1-1/2 teaspoons dill weed
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/4 teaspoon dill weed
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

In a large bowl, combine chicken, ham and cheese; set aside. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add flour; stir to form a paste. Gradually add cream and milk, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil; boil 1 minute or until thick. Add dill, mustard and nutmeg; mix well. Remove from heat and pour over chicken mixture. Spoon into a greased 9x13-inch baking dish. Toss bread crumbs, butter and dill; stir in cheese. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350F for 30 minutes or until heated through.

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