A healthy take on the classic Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole. This dish is a perfect cozy and filling dinner your family will love.

Made-Over Chicken Wild Rice Casserole

Amber Gray
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Entree & Main Dishes
Servings 6
Calories 355 kcal


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup matchstick carrots chopped
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock divided
  • 1/2 cup 1% milk
  • 2 cups cooked cubed chicken
  • 2 cups cooked long-grain and wild rice
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat; add onion, celery, mushrooms and carrots and cook 8-10 minutes, or until tender. Sprinkle with flour, stir and cook 30 seconds. Remove from heat; stir in stock. Slowly add milk, stirring constantly. Return to heat and bring to a simmer.
  • Mix veggies, chicken, rice, Italian seasoning, garlic powder and pepper in large mixing bowl.
  • Transfer mixture to 8×8-inch baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes or until heated through.


Calories: 355kcalCarbohydrates: 32.27gProtein: 14.72gFat: 15.87gSodium: 397mgFiber: 1.58gSugar: 2.42g
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