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Cheesy Chicken Vegetable Casserole

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 619kcal
Author: Holly
Simple ingredients and quick prep make this cheesy chicken casserole perfect for busy weeknights!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked chicken cubed
  • 4 pieces bacon diced
  • 2 cups cauliflower
  • 2 cups broccoli
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded

Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add cauliflower. Cook for 3 minutes and add broccoli to the pot and cook for 2 more minutes. Drain well and set aside.
  • Chop bacon and cook in a pan until crisp. Remove bacon but save 1 Tablespoon bacon fat.
  • Add garlic to the bacon fat and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add cream cheese and dill, cook until melted and creamy.
  • Stir in cream and broth and simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in ½ cup of cheddar cheese.
  • Toss sauce with vegetables and chicken. Place in a baking dish, top with remaining cheese, and bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutrition

Calories: 619kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 201mg | Sodium: 607mg | Potassium: 755mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1236IU | Vitamin C: 66mg | Calcium: 296mg | Iron: 3mg