Easy Chicken Broccoli Casserole Low Carb Recipe
Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Easy Keto Chicken Broccoli Casserole

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Do you love casseroles? If so, you will enjoy this classic Chicken Broccoli Casserole.

This easy recipe only requires a few simple ingredients to make. All you need is cooked chicken breast, broccoli, sour cream, and cheddar cheese. For seasoning, you’ll need garlic, dry basil, and salt and pepper to taste.

Broccoli is an excellent low-carb vegetable to add to your keto diet. It contains a compound called sulforaphane that has been shown to prevent cancer (1).

Research shows that broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables contain a compound that turns off a gene called WWP1 that is known to cause many cancers (2).

The sour cream provides a creamy touch, and it’s also a good source of probiotics to help aid digestive health.

This delicious chicken casserole doesn’t take long to prepare. It’s a great way to prepare dinner right away. It also helps to make use of leftovers for lunch!

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Alternatively, you can use leftover chicken or turkey as well!

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Keto Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Let’s Do It!

Start by preparing the oven and preheating it to 375°F.

Meanwhile, using a stove, put water to boil, and cook broccoli florets in. After five minutes, drain the broccoli using a colander.

Prepare the chicken by cutting it into bite-sized chunks.

In a small casserole dish mix, mix the chunks of chicken with the previously cooked broccoli.

Mix broccoli with chicken

This time, have a separate bowl ready to make the sauce. Stir together the sour cream, basil, and crushed garlic, then add salt and pepper to flavor. Using the sauce, coat the cooked broccoli and chicken with it and make sure to mix it well.

Mix sour cream, garlic, basil, salt and pepper

Finally, sprinkle over some grated cheese on the coated mixture and bake it for around 7 to 10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Chicken Broccoli Casserole Recipe

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Easy Keto Chicken Broccoli Casserole

Make use of your leftover chicken for this easy keto chicken broccoli casserole.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword keto broccoli casserole, keto chicken broccoli
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 266kcal
Author Tanya K.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz chicken breast cooked
  • 1/2 cup broccoli cut into florets
  • 1/3 cup grated cheddar
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp dry basil
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Set the oven to 375°F to preheat.
  • Boil some water on the stove and cook the broccoli florets in for around 5 minutes. Prepare a colander to drain the broccoli.
  • Cut the chicken to form bite-sized chunks.
  • Transfer the chicken pieces to a small casserole dish mix. Mix in with the cooked broccoli.
  • Use a separate bowl to make the sauce. Stir the sour cream, basil, and crushed garlic together. Flavor with the salt and pepper. Coat the broccoli and chicken with the sauce. Mix well.
  • Sprinkle the grated cheese evenly on the surface. Bake for around 7-10 minutes. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

You can also use Turkey meat.

Nutrition/Macros

Nutrition Facts
Easy Keto Chicken Broccoli Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 266 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 219mg9%
Potassium 303mg9%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 808IU16%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 231mg23%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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