How do you make chicken divan from scratch?

  1. 4 tablespoons butter.
  2. 1/4 cup flour.
  3. 2 cups chicken broth.
  4. 1 cup milk.
  5. 1/2 cup sour cream.
  6. 1 1/2 teaspoons salt.
  7. 3 cups broccoli florets cut into bite sized pieces.
  8. 3 cups cooked chicken cut into bite sized pieces.

Why is it called chicken divan?

Chicken Divan is a chicken casserole usually served with broccoli and Mornay sauce. It was named after the place of its invention, the Divan Parisien Restaurant in the New York City Chatham Hotel where it was served as the signature dish in the early twentieth century.

Is cream of chicken healthy?

There’s no doubt about it: store-bought cream of chicken soup is convenient, and it makes soups and casseroles taste great. Unfortunately, it’s not that healthy; a single can contains a ton of fat and calories, not to mention over 2,000 mg of sodium (that’s 95% of your daily value, in case you were wondering).