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Chicken & Wild Rice Casserole

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Prepare a hearty dish for the whole family to enjoy with mushrooms, bacon, HORMEL® Premium chicken, celery and almonds.

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2 (6-ounce) packages long-grain and wild rice blend with seasonings
1 (10-ounce) can HORMEL® Premium Chicken Breast, drained and flaked
1 (10¾-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
1 (10¾-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
¾ cup chopped celery
½ cup HORMEL® Real Bacon Pieces
¼ teaspoon pepper
½ cup breadcrumbs
½ cup slivered almonds
2 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 2-quart casserole.

  2. Prepare rice according to package directions.

  3. In large bowl, combine rice, chicken, soups, mushrooms, celery, bacon pieces and pepper. Transfer rice mixture to casserole. Bake 30 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine breadcrumbs, almonds and butter; mix well. Sprinkle over casserole. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until topping is golden brown.