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Ham 'n' Swiss Chicken Recipe

Ham 'n' Swiss Chicken Recipe

This saucy casserole allows you to enjoy all the rich flavor of traditional chicken cordon bleu with less effort. It's a snap to layer the ingredients and let them cook all afternoon. Just toss a salad to make this meal complete. —Dorothy Witmer Ephrata, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups milk, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • 8 slices bread, cubed
  • 12 slices deli ham, chopped
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and 1-1/2 cups milk. Add butter, celery and onion; stir in bread crumbs.
  • 2. Place half of the mixture in a greased 3-qt. slow cooker; top with half of the ham, cheese and chicken. Combine soup and remaining milk; pour half over chicken. Repeat layers.
  • 3. Cook, covered on low 4-5 hours or until a thermometer inserted into bread mixture reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.