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No one loves a very good casserole recipe greater than a mother. From her perspective, it is a full meal, loaded with veggies, and baked multi function dish. It’s simple for serving and cleanup and may be made upfront. And as an added bonus, the recipe can normally be doubled and half of it frozen for one more meal!
Besides this tacky rooster broccoli casserole, my household’s favourite casserole is my candy potato shepherd’s pie. Both are wonderful and simple to make on a busy day.
Easy Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Casserole
It’s best to make this recipe with pre-cooked rooster. I continuously cook dinner further rooster on weekends or when I’m making some for one more recipe in order that I’ve some able to go when I’m quick on time. However, you possibly can completely begin with uncooked rooster and bake it within the oven or cube it after which saute it in a skillet.
I additionally like to make use of frozen veggies, once more to save lots of on time and prep work. But go forward and use contemporary ones if you would like. I sometimes use broccoli and cauliflower as a result of they’re simple to seek out and my household likes them, however you may additionally use frozen carrots.
Delegate It to the Kids!
I like to let my youngsters assist cook dinner every time attainable. Letting the youngsters assist cook dinner is without doubt one of the methods I assist them be taught to like all kinds of meals. It’s additionally a very wonderful means to assist keep away from growing choosy eaters.
Years in the past I enrolled them in an on-line cooking faculty. They realized the fundamentals of recipe studying, measuring, and knife security and liked it. We even have a crinkle cutter with a wooden handle. It’s an amazing software for letting little palms assist with chopping and grating.
Now that they’re older I’m reaping the rewards of the sooner challenges of educating the youngsters to cook dinner. My youngsters are literally an incredible assist many nights and may even cook dinner a number of meals on their very own. The lots and spills we cleaned up by letting them “help” once they had been youthful have paid dividends.
Chicken Broccoli Casserole Recipe
Delicious rooster and broccoli casserole with non-compulsory bitter cream, cheese, and spices.
- 4 rooster breasts (cooked)
- 4 TBSP butter (cubed)
- 1 bag frozen broccoli (or 1 head fresh)
- 1 bag frozen cauliflower (or 1 head fresh)
- 1 medium onion (diced)
- 2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded, optional)
- cup sour cream (optional)
- cup water
- 1 tsp Basil
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp salt
- tsp pepper
- cup Parmesan cheese (optional)
Preheat the oven to 375F.
If not using pre-cooked chicken, bake chicken until cooked or dice and saut in a skillet.
Place the butter in the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish.
Add the broccoli, cauliflower, and diced onion.
Cook in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until heated and mostly cooked.
While the vegetables are heating, chop the chicken into bite sized pieces and grate the cheese if necessary.
Remove the vegetables from the oven.
Add the chopped chicken, cheddar cheese, sour cream, spices, and cup water to the vegetables and mix well.
Top with Parmesan if desired and return the baking dish to the oven.
Continue cooking until the cheese is melted and everything is heated through.
Make and extra batch and freeze it for an easy meal another time!
calories: 356caloriesCarbohydrates: 9.7gprotein: 18.5gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 17.6gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 812mgfiber: 2.9gSugar: 3g
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