Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Casserole (From Scratch!)
Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli & Rice Casserole (From Scratch!)
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    A homemade recipe for chicken, broccoli and rice casserole made completely from scratch with a cheesy cream sauce and topped with buttered breadcrumbs.

    Ingredients

    • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
    • 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
    • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    • 3 cups whole milk
    • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 2 cups), divided
    • Salt and pepper, to taste
    • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken (3-4 chicken breasts)
    • 4 cups broccoli florets (about 1 pound)
    • 2 cups cooked rice
    • 2 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup)
    • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
    • 1 cup plain or Panko breadcrumbs or crushed Ritz crackers

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 533 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 34 g 51.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 97.71%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 140 mg 46.72%
    • Sodium: 433 mg 18.03%
    • Calcium: 400 mg 40%
    • Potassium: 282 mg 8.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 5.85%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 36 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 23.2%
    • Vitamin C 65.99%
    • Vitamin D 1.37%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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