Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

When is comes to weeknight meals this sensational chicken cordon bleu casserole will have your mouth watering with its rich and creamy flavor and done in just 30 minutes.

Casseroles make dinner time so much easier.  They are loaded with so much good stuff in one dish, which is why you need to try this baked spaghetti casserole,  squash and zucchini casserole, and this cheesy chicken and rice casserole to keep your family eating good all week long.

Chicken cordon bleu casserole in a black cast iron skillet with a black serving spoon on a white background that is low carb, by the food cafe.

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Chicken cordon bleu casserole

The Fall is here and making hearty meals is on the top of my radar right now, and this deliciously creamy chicken cordon bleu casserole is the perfect recipe to feed your family that will be done in 30 minutes.

Loaded with shredded chicken, juicy pieces of cubed ham, layered with a creamy sauce and topped with endless slices of Swiss cheese, you are going to love each and every mouthwatering bite. 

A black cast iron skillet with a black spoon lifting out a piece of the chicken cordon bleu casserole and cheese is stringing down from the spoon as it is being pulled from the casserole, by The Food Cafe

What is chicken cordon bleu?

Traditionally chicken cordon bleu is a piece of meat that is wrapped around cheese, breaded and is fried.  Here I make it into a casserole, top it with ground croutons to give it that fried, crunchy effect when baked.

What ingredients do I need to make chicken cordon bleu casserole?

  • 3-cups rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1-12oz package baked cubed ham
  • 8 slices swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup seasoned croutons, ground into crumbs
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (or olive oil)
  • chopped parsley for garnish

For the sauce:

  • 2-10.5oz cans of cream of chicken soup with herbs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1-0.7oz package Italian dressing mix

The ingredients needed for the chicken cordon bleu casserole laid on a white background making it easy to see what you need, by The Food Cafe.

How to make chicken cordon bleu casserole

This recipe is very easy to make and can be made in either a casserole dish or cast iron skillet.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spread the avocado oil in the bottom of the skillet, (if using a casserole dish spray lightly with nonstick cooking spray.

  1. In a medium bowl mix cream of chicken soup(do not dilute with water), sour cream, and Italian dressing mix and set aside. Two images, the image on the left shows the ingredients used to make the sauce for chicken cordon bleu casserole in a glass bowl, and the image on the right shows the ingredients mixed in a glass mixing bowl, by The Food Cafe.
  2. Spread chicken evenly over the bottom of skillet and top evenly with ham. Two images, the image on the left shows the rotisserie chicken spread in the black skillet, the image on the right shows the cubed ham spread evenly on top of the chicken in a black skillet, by The Food Cafe.
  3. Spread the sauce evenly over the top of the ham and layer with slices of swiss cheese.  Sprinkle with crouton crumbs and bake for 30 minutes.  Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve. Three images of a a black skillet showing the sauce being placed on top of the ham, followed by the slices of swiss cheese, and crumbled croutons by The Food Cafe.

 

What side dishes go with chicken cordon bleu

There are so many great sides you can serve along side this recipe, here are several ideas:

fresh tomato salad

parmesan garlic green beans

balsamic roasted brussels sprouts

cornbread

avocado tomato cucumber salad

creamy grape salad

How to freeze chicken cordon bleu casserole

To freeze, place in an airtight plastic or glass container.  Make sure the lid is sealed tightly and place in the freezer for up to two months.

chicken cordon bleu in a black cast iron skillet with a black spoon scooping out some of the casserole by The Food Cafe.

Is chicken cordon bleu casserole low carb?

Yes, this is a low carb casserole recipe with only 6 grams of carbs, and if you want to make it without the crouton crumbs to make it complete keto you can.

Simply bake it with the swiss cheese on top and turn the broiler on high for the last minute to get the cheese more golden and bubbly, but don’t walk away, keep an eye on it so it doesn’t burn.

Looking for more casserole recipes?

Chicken pot pie casserole

Cheesy brussels sprouts casserole

Broccoli cheese casserole

Sweet potato casserole

Baked ham and cheese pasta casserole

Meatball casserole

low carb chicken cordon bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Servings: 5 people
When is comes to weeknight meals this sensational chicken cordon bleu casserole will have your mouth watering with its rich and creamy flavor and done in just 30 minutes.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken shredded
  • 1 12oz package baked cubed ham
  • 8 slices swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup seasoned croutons ground into crumbs
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil or olive oil
  • chopped parsley for garnish
  • For the sauce:
  • 2 10.5oz cans of cream of chicken soup with herbs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 0.7oz package Italian dressing mix

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spread the avocado oil in the bottom of the skillet, (if using a casserole dish spray lightly with nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a medium bowl mix cream of chicken soup(do not dilute with water), sour cream, and Italian dressing mix and set aside.
  • Spread chicken evenly over the bottom of skillet and top evenly with ham.
  • Spread the sauce evenly over the top of the ham and layer with slices of swiss cheese. Sprinkle with crouton crumbs and bake for 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken cordon bleu casserole

Nutrition

Calories: 446kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 32g, Fat: 33g, Saturated Fat: 15g, Cholesterol: 130mg, Sodium: 404mg, Potassium: 295mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 2g, Vitamin A: 686IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 417mg, Iron: 1mg

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