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Chicken, Mushroom & Wild Rice Casserole

September/October 2010

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In Minnesota, chicken, mushrooms and wild rice are often bound together in a casserole with cream of mushroom soup. We forgo the sodium-rich canned soup and make a light, creamy sauce that gets depth of flavor from dry sherry and Parmesan cheese. If you already have cooked chicken, use 4 cups and skip Step 2.



READER'S COMMENT:
"The recipe turned out good. If you like casseroles that are usually made with of the condensed soup, you will probably really enjoy this dish. I don't use condensed soup so this was a nice way to prepare this type of a dish without all...

26 Reviews for Chicken, Mushroom & Wild Rice Casserole

02/02/2012
Anonymous
Bland and Dry

I made this recipe as instructed against my better judgement. At first it appeared that the liquid would not be enough for the casserole and after assembling, was right. I added more milk before putting in the oven, and the dish was still quite dry. The lack of any spices or herbs was another mistake. Other comments that recommended more salt were right. More salt made a bit of difference, but the potential was there for a much more tastier dish if some herbs were added. I would make it again, but would increase the liquids by at least another cup to cup and a half, and I would add some herbs, such as rosemary, thyme or even some cayenne pepper.

Combination of ingredients are a good mix.
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01/18/2012
Anonymous
Better than it looks!

Although I was prepared for the amount of time I would need to make this casserole, I was unprepared for the way it would look when it came out of the oven! It's really brown and looks very unappetizing. However, it is very tasty (after you add a little more salt than the recipe calls for) and it definitely hit the spot on a snowy Pennsylvania night! I probably wouldn't serve it to anyone outside of my immediate family...although I will definitely serve it to them again!

I used 1 cup of brown rice in place of the wild rice which worked out just fine.

Comfort food fix, reheats well
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10/20/2011
Enh...

This wasn't anything special. And for the amount of time it took, not worth making again.

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09/28/2011
Yum!

Made this with mushroom, celery, and kale, and it turned out great!

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09/22/2011
Not very flavorful

Time saving tip: use a food processor to do all the chopping. I used mine for the leeks, mushrooms, parsley, & parmesan cheese.

This recipe was bland. Particularly, the boiled chicken was bland. If I try it again, I will spice up the chicken once it is cut into bite-sized pieces - maybe garlic salt or onion salt, maybe some poultry seasoning.

Makes a lot of food
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