Chicken and Spinach Casserole With Parmesan Cheese

Chicken and Spinach Casserole on Noodles

Diana Rattray

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 60 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
795 Calories
56g Fat
25g Carbs
49g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 795
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56g 71%
Saturated Fat 27g 135%
Cholesterol 208mg 69%
Sodium 1170mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Protein 49g
Calcium 474mg 36%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This chicken casserole is easy to prepare and makes a great everyday meal. Serve this chicken and spinach bake with hot cooked pasta or rice and buttermilk biscuits or warm crusty rolls.


Steps to Make It

  1. Grease a 1 1/2- to 2-quart casserole dish. Heat oven to 350 F.

  2. Sprinkle the well-drained spinach over the bottom of the casserole; set aside.

  3. In a large skillet, fry the diced bacon until just crisp. With a slotted spoon transfer the bacon to paper towels to drain.

  4. Add butter to the skillet and melt over medium-low heat. Add the onions, salt, garlic powder, pepper, and basil; cook for about 1 minute. Stir in the flour until well incorporated. Add the chicken broth and cream, stirring until blended. Stir in the chicken and cook until thickened and bubbly.

  5. Sprinkle the drained bacon over the spinach, then pour the hot chicken mixture over all.

  6. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  7. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly and cheese is lightly browned.