Savory Chicken and Broccoli Bake

Chicken broccoli bake
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  • Total: 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 1 casserole (4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
717 Calories
47g Fat
32g Carbs
42g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 casserole (4 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 717
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 47g 60%
Saturated Fat 21g 106%
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 980mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Protein 42g
Calcium 175mg 13%
*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.)

A hit with both kids and adults, this comforting and easy to make savory chicken and broccoli Bake recipe combines a deliciously thickened sauce with cooked chicken and broccoli spears.

Top the casserole with a layer of croutons and parmesan and pair with a salad or freshly baked buttermilk biscuits to make a satisfying family meal.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (about 14 ounces) chicken broth
  • 2 cups herb seasoned croutons
  • 1 package (10 oz.) frozen broccoli spears (cooked and drained)
  • 8 large slices cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 375 F. Grease a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.

  2. Melt butter in ​a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour and pepper. Remove from heat; add chicken broth gradually, stirring until smooth. Return to medium heat and cook, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat.

  3. Place croutons in bottom of the prepared quart baking dish. Pour half of the sauce over the croutons. Arrange broccoli spears in ​a single layer over croutons and sauce then layer chicken slices over the broccoli, then pour remaining sauce over the top. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until heated through.