Chicken Broccoli Cheese Casserole -- (faster)

Chicken Broccoli Cheese Casserole -- (faster)
Chicken Broccoli Cheese Casserole -- (faster)

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 3

    cups instant rice (or 2 cups regular)

  • 3

    cups chicken broth (or 4 cups if using regular rice)

  • 4

    cups broccoli florets (about 1 head)

  • 2

    green onions, chopped

  • 1

    teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1

    lb chicken breasts, chopped into bite-sized pieces

  • salt, pepper, garlic powder

  • 5

    teaspoons flour

  • 2

    cups milk, divided (I used skim)

  • 1/3

    cup light sour cream

  • 8

    oz shredded cheddar cheese, divided

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/4

    teaspoon pepper

  • 1/4

    teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

1.Cook rice in broth. When rice has 5 minutes left to cook add broccoli and green onions on top to steam. 2.Meanwhile, heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and then saute until no longer pink. Remove to a plate and set aside then very carefully wipe out skillet with a dry paper towel. 3.Turn heat down to medium then whisk together flour and 1/2 cup milk in a small bowl. Pour mixture into skillet then add remaining 1-1/2 cups milk. Cook mixture, stirring constantly, until thickened, 7-10 minutes. Remove skillet from heat then add 3/4 of the shredded cheese, sour cream, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and stir until smooth. 4.Preheat broiler. Combine cooked rice and broccoli mixture with cheese sauce then scoop mixture into a nonstick sprayed 9×13 baking dish and top with remaining cheese. Broil until cheese is melted then let casserole rest for 5 minutes before serving.

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