This healthy casserole is filled with chicken, broccoli and mushrooms in a light & creamy sauce. Your family will love it!
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Skinny Chicken & Broccoli Casserole

A healthy casserole filled with chicken, broccoli and mushrooms in a light & creamy sauce.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main
Servings: 6
Calories: 277kcal
Author: Jen Nikolaus

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 8-oz pkgs. sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free-milk
  • 1 16-oz package steam-in-bag broccoli florets
  • 1 5.3-oz container fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 3/4 cup Mexican style cheese blend

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ยบ F. Spray 2-qt. casserole dish with cooking spray. Cook broccoli in microwave according to directions; set aside.
  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat, add onion and mushrooms and cook until mushrooms are starting to get tender. Add cubed chicken. Cook until chicken is cooked through. Drain pan, if needed.
  • Sprinkle flour over chicken & mushroom mixture and stir constantly, cooking for one minute. Stir in milk. Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes, or until thick and bubbly.
  • Stir in cooked broccoli, and heat through about 1 minute. Add yogurt, mayo, salt and pepper, stirring lightly to combine.
  • Pour into prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle top with cheese and bake for 20 minutes, or until cheese melts and it's bubbly around the edges. Enjoy!!

Notes

*recipe adapted from Cooking Light Magazine Jan/Feb '14 issue

Nutrition

Serving: 6g | Calories: 277kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.2g | Protein: 29.1g | Fat: 11.9g | Sodium: 547mg | Fiber: 3.1g