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Chicken Almondine Recipe

My husband and I keep busy on our farm. So I appreciate meals like this that are simple yet satisfying.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • TOPPING:
  • 7 ounces sage and onion stuffing
  • 2/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute celery, green pepper and onion in butter until tender; remove from the heat. Add chicken, rice, broth, peas, pimientos, salt and pepper; mix well. Spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. Combine soup and mayonnaise; spread over chicken mixture. For topping, combine stuffing and almonds; sprinkle over casserole. Drizzle with butter.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes longer or until bubbly. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 680 calories, 46 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 107 mg cholesterol, 1,308 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.