Chicken Divan Recipe


Talk about comfort food!


  • 2-10 oz. packages frozen broccoli; spears
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup light cream or milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 10 oz. sliced cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Pinch of paprika


Cook broccoli according to package directions, drain. Arrange crosswise in a 12x7&1/2x2 inch backing dish. For sauce, in a saucepan melt butter, nutmeg flour, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. Add cream or milk and broth all at once. Cook and stir till bubbly; continue cooking for 1-2 minutes more. Stir in wine. Add swiss cheese, stir till melted. Pour remaining sauce over all. Sprinkle parmesan and paprika atop. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes of till heated through. Broil for 2-3 minutes or till golden brown.

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