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Chicken and Broccoli Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Chicken and Broccoli Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by relright

Makes 8 servings



This lightened up version of the popular chicken divan features a rich cream sauce, tender chicken, and crisp broccoli florets. For crisper broccoli, remove it from the boiling water after three minutes. Serve with a simple green salad. Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

3 quarts water
12 ounce broccoli florets
24 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
12 ounce evaporated fat-free milk
1/4 cup all-purpose flour (about 1 ounce)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 dash of nutmeg
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
1/4 cup dry cooking sherry
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
10 3/4 ounce condensed 30% reduced-sodium 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
1 cup (4 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
1 Cooking spray

Recipe Directions for Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 400.

  2. Bring water to a boil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.

  3. Add broccoli, and cook 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  4. Transfer broccoli to a large bowl with a slotted spoon.

  5. Add chicken to boiling water; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until done.

  6. Transfer chicken to a cutting board; cool slightly.

  7. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces, and add chicken to bowl with broccoli.

  8. Combine evaporated milk, flour, salt, pepper, and nutmeg in a saucepan, stirring with a whisk until smooth.

  9. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  10. Remove from heat.

  11. Add mayonnaise, next 4 ingredients (through soup), and 1/2 cup cheese, stirring until well combined.

  12. Add mayonnaise mixture to broccoli mixture; stir gently until combined.

  13. Spoon mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  14. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

  15. Bake at 400 for 50 minutes or until mixture bubbles at the edges and cheese begins to brown.

  16. Remove from oven; let cool on a wire rack 5 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 618.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
105
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.7g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
69mg
23%
Sodium
790mg
33%
Potassium
344mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
20.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.6g
6%
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
28.6g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 32% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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