Chicken Gertrude

By Jan Tilley
September 9, 2020
Categories: Food
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Chicken Gertrude
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Homestyle
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Serves: 8
Enjoying comfort food can be the perfect ending to a long day.
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups reduced fat grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken*
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • ½ cup slivered almonds, divided
  • *I used chopped rotisserie chicken from the supermarket - super easy and quick!
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In medium skillet, melt 2 tablespoon butter and stir in mushrooms. Sauté for 3-5 minutes or until soft. Remove mushrooms; set aside.
  3. In same skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter; stir in flour then add salt and pepper, chicken broth and milk; cook until thickened. Add cheese and continue cooking until smooth.
  4. In a large bowl, combine chicken, cream sauce, sauteed mushrooms, rice and ¼ cup almonds. Pour into 9x13 inch glass cooking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Top with remaining ¼ cup slivered almonds.
  5. Bake uncovered for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and serve.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 350 Fat: 17 grams Carbohydrates: 11 grams Sodium: 1000 mg Fiber: 1 gram Protein: 37 grams Cholesterol: 90 mg



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