Cheesy Chicken Wild Rice Casserole

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3 tablespoons olive oil

1 white onion, diced

3 stalks celery, diced

3 carrots, diced

2 tablespoons garlic, minced

2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded

1 cup white rice

16 ounces wild rice

3 tablespoons butter

1/4 cup whole wheat flour

1 cup vegetable broth

4 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Garlic salt

Salt & pepper


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Heat oil, onion, celery, garlic, and carrots in a pan over medium heat for 10 minutes.

3. Prepare wild rice and white rice according to package instructions.

4. Stir in chicken, rices, and a dash of salt, pepper, and garlic salt.

5. Reduce heat to low.

6. In a medium pan over high heat, melt butter.

7. Whisk in flour, vegetable broth, and a sprinkle of salt & pepper.

8. Continue to whisk until boiling.

9. Add 2 cups of the shredded cheddar and continue to stir until melted.

10. Transfer chicken and rice mixture to a greased 9×13 baking dish.

11. Pour cheese sauce over rices and top with remaining cheddar.

12. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Bon Appetit!

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