Finally, please use our hashtag #healthyfitnessmeals on INSTAGRAM for a chance to be featured! It’s easy to visualize when you have separate portions of protein, grains, and vegetables, but it can be harder to tell if you’re getting a good variety of foods in mixed dishes like Bake, covered, for 40 minutes or until the rice is tender. Great idea to bring around old favorites! Thanks Kristin! Crock pot chicken broccoli and rice casserole. It should last up to 3-4 days. Turn heat down to medium then whisk together flour and 1/2 cup milk in a small bowl. I hope your family enjoys this dish as much as mine does. 10.04.2013. :), Amy Teresa Bjork (@Iowamyhome) What is a serving size for the calorie content listed? It is so nice coming home … 10.03.2013. Fabulous idea, I’m a newer reader so I would love to take a trip down memory lane. I made your apple cake last night and it is delicious!! By Rena | Published on September 23, 2020, Home » Main Courses » Easy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole, This Chicken Broccoli Casserole recipe is made healthy using brown rice, tender chicken, fresh broccoli, and a flavorful sauce. 10.03.2013. Add 1 cup uncooked converted long-grain white rice and 1 cup water or Swanson® Chicken Broth at the end of step 2. Add the remaining 3 1/3 cups milk to the pan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. I cringe at my first posts as well, although I’ll probably cringe at some of mine now, down the road. Yes, you can use frozen broccoli instead. alyssa - life a la wife The story of you face-planting is hilarious. Step 1 Heat the oven to 350°F. This recipe is courtesy of Iowa Girl Eats, http://iowagirleats.com. If you want it to last longer, freeze the leftovers and reheat them in the oven or microwave when ready. :), Megan I. Love this – but is there a gluten-free alternative? Cheesy, comforting and delicious. Lightly coat a 9-inch square, deep baking dish or a 2-quart Bring the chicken stock to a boil in a large pot, then add the rice. Not sure that this helps to cut calories at all, but I use greek yogurt instead of the sour cream. Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Casserole Recipe - BettyCrocker.com When the rice has 5 minutes left to cook, add fresh broccoli florets and chopped green onions to the pot, place the lid back on top, then let them steam until tender. Pour 6 lb 3 oz (3 qt 2 cups) mixture into each steam table pan (12" x 20" x 2 1⁄2") which has been lightly coated with pan release spray. Did you take classes? Add onion and sauté until translucent. Start by cooking long-grain brown rice in chicken broth. How to Make Healthy Chicken and Rice Casserole Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Preheat large dutch oven on medium-high heat and swirl oil to coat. Serve this easy side with baked chicken for a family-pleasing healthy dinner that's ready in just 30 minutes. Step 4: Add the rest of the Cheddar Cheese to the casserole and bake for 10-15 more minutes. Emily They do it primarily with boneless, skinless chicken breasts, plus fresh or frozen vegetables, quinoa, brown rice, and other healthy whole foods. Combine cooked rice and broccoli mixture with the cheese sauce and cooked chicken then scoop mixture into a nonstick sprayed 9x13 baking dish and top with remaining cheese. Can’t wait to try this one. Nice! I am currently stocking my freezer with meals for after my baby comes! Remove skillet from heat then add 3/4 of the shredded cheese, sour cream, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and stir until smooth. WIAW #64 New Dinner Recipe! This casserole is a staple in my household, as well. I love this recipe!! Is this the same recipe your friend bought you after you had your baby? And while many casserole recipes call for cans of cream of something soup, I skipped it in favor of making a super simple from scratch version for the sauce. Once again a winner in my book. While the oven is heating, heat the butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. You know what I’m talkin about!!! All rights reserved. Add chicken, garlic powder, oregano, salt, … These satisfying comfort-food casseroles take a walk on the healthy side. This casserole ROCKS! (How I thought they were artsy, I’ll never know!) Perfect comfort food for the whole family. Meanwhile, heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. 10.05.2013. 12.19.2018, AMY- what are the odds… lol… I’m cooking for 8 in about a week and a half and looking for a healthy main course (to add to a yet TBD healthy dessert from your site) and I’m scrolling through the comments and see you here :-) I know it’s a good sign that the recipe is good if you’re on this site too :-), Amanda @ Once Upon a Recipe I love Kristin from Iowa Girl Eats and I have always […], Lori View Recipe: Chicken, Broccoli, and Brown Rice Casserole This healthy whole-grain spin on a comfort food classic is indulgent, creamy, and a guaranteed family-pleaser. 10.06.2013. :) Just out of curiosity, did you get better at photography by trial and error or taking some sort of class. I would love to (re)visit some of your oldies-but-goodies. While the broccoli is steaming, add healthy fat of choice to a saucepan and turn the stovetop to … Chelsea- I am excited to see some recipes featured from before I started reading your blog! 10.02.2013. Cheesy, chicken veggie carb goodness? I wonder if it will freeze well so I have make my own frozen dinner for those late work days? More Healthy Casserole Recipes. Oh my goodness, this looks so good, love that it’s a little lighter! More broccoli, brown rice instead of white, plus the luscious homemade cheese sauce that brings everything together has less cheese, light sour cream, and skim milk. There is nothing I would change. This casserole is Paleo, Dairy Free, Grain Free, Gluten Free, Keto, Whole30 and Specific Carbohydrate Diet Legal. 10.06.2013. Mexican chicken and rice – one pan pantry staple deliciousness. Wrap tightly or store in an air-tight container, freeze for up to 3 months, then reheat in the microwave or oven. My fiance and I make our own version of this when we are stumped for what to make for dinner since we almost always have the ingredients around. Swap a 1:1 gluten free flour for the regular flour to make this casserole gluten free. It’s kind of an “un-casserole” as you don’t have to let the dish bake in the oven, rather, everything is made right on the stovetop then tossed together in a casserole dish and quickly broiled. You could use white rice in here, but I love the hearty chew brown rice has, plus you get the whole grain benefits. Next time I think I’ll add even more broccoli to get more veggies snuck in :) Thanks for another delicious recipe post! I’m a Midwestern wife and Mama, and after being diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2013 I began sharing delicious and approachable gluten-free recipes made with everyday, in-season ingredients. Turkey pasta bake – voted reader’s family favourite; Ground turkey quinoa casserole – even with quinoa it’s pretty kid friendly! I am adding this one to the list! Do you think subbing the sour cream with nonfat plain greek yogurt would work? We love comfort food and easy meals. Season to taste. This broccoli casserole is one of my top picks, along with one pot goulash, slow cooker honey chicken and taco soup. If you’re looking for side dishes to serve alongside this casserole, try any of these options. Turkey pasta bake – voted reader’s family favourite; Ground turkey quinoa casserole – even with quinoa it’s pretty kid friendly! Plus it is gluten-free and full of veggies and protein. If you’re anything like me, you’ll love this healthy chicken broccoli rice casserole recipe!. Check out these meals, including healthy chicken and broccoli casserole, plus how-to videos and tips. Ha! Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious If you have leftover rice (like many of us do after a Chinese takeout night), feel free to mix it in with broccoli and cheese sauce and bake it together. Prepare chicken. 5 of 19 I swapped the sour cream for greek yogurt, used leftover rotisserie chicken, and a steam bag of frozen broccoli because that’s what I had on hand and it turned out great! Before or after baking? Add flour and whisk quickly for about a minute or so. To the wiped-out skillet add gluten-free flour (or all-purpose flour if you don’t need to eat GF) whisked with milk (I used skim,) then pour in additional milk. They are made with brown rice which can easily be swapped with quinoa for an even healthier chicken casserole dish! For a simple and easy casserole dinner, add rotisserie chicken meat and cooked rice into the broccoli and cheese mixture, and bake it all together. I love the homemade cheese sauce :), Emily3 10.02.2013. Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole. Stir the milk and flour mixture continuously until thickened and bubbly, 7-10 minutes, then remove the skillet from the heat and add shredded cheddar cheese, light sour cream, plus salt, pepper, and garlic powder. I may have to borrow it and whip my old posts into shape! Sprinkle the chicken with the paprika. How to Make Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole. Chicken broccoli rice casserole is one of those super simple chicken and rice recipes that can please even the pickiest palates. Nessa BOOM. And while many casserole recipes call for cans of cream of something … I don’t think there is ever a recipe on your blog that I don’t want to gobble up immediately! [email protected] I love the yellow casserole dish. Thank you, Laura! The perfect meal to serve your family or guests. It would taste even better now that the fall season has arrived!!!! This Dairy-Free Chicken & Rice Casserole is a delicious way to use those ingredients. Remove from the oven, garnish with fresh parsley, and serve warm. 10.02.2013, Such a good idea! 10.02.2013. Simple, yet so tasty. It usually takes less time to cook than fresh, so check it 5-8 minutes early. This Creamy Whole30 Chicken & Broccoli Casserole is a healthier spin on the classic casserole. !s just for fun), Molly Then mix all the first 8 ingredients in a mixing bowl. Pour the creamy sauce overtop and give everything a stir to ensure its all well mixed. I really like this Way Back Wednesday idea! Gluten-free flour: You can use regular flour if you do not have gluten restrictions. Please scroll down to simply print out the recipe! Step 3 Bake for 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the rice is tender. 10.03.2013. I am here to help you prepare delicious, light, fresh meals that your whole family will love! Use half the amount the recipe calls for. I know they will like it. In a greased 13×9 baking dish, stir together diced chicken, cooked rice, broccoli, condensed soup, sour cream, and 1 cup of the shredded cheddar cheese. Today I’m sharing a fabulous spin on a classic, comforting casserole – Healthy Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli-Rice Casserole! I did the same thing when I started my blog: really zoomed-in photos that are, umm, basically cringe-worthy. Gloria After it gets baked, allow it to cool down for 5 – 10 minutes. Healthy Mexican casserole … I’m a IGE reader from waaay back, and I love this idea! 10/06/13: Food & Fitness for the Week erin @hooleywithaz Ingredients. Rice Casserole Recipe With Chicken And Broccoli When thinking of a fibrous and healthy meal, rice casserole with chicken and broccoli is the perfect recipe to go for. The husband loved it and I loved how simple it was. Also love your blog. ;). Happy Fall! Cost for 4: $10.31 To Make Vegetarian. This low carb broccoli rice casserole is a hit with my kids and it’s really easy to throw together for a quick side dish any night of the week. (! That is amazing! I’ve never tried but it sounds like Megan has and it’s worked for her! Also, there is nothing wrong with too many exclamation marks!!!! I made the original recipe a couple months ago, and the whole family loved it. It’s perfect for a family, or for meal prepping for two people. I make my cheese sauces with light sour cream all the time, I love the flavor it adds. How To Make Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole. Cook mixture, stirring constantly, until thickened, 7-10 minutes. Chicken & Broccoli Rice Casserole. Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli Your recipes have helped this non-cook learn how to not eat out all the time. Bake. Remove to a plate and set aside then very carefully wipe out skillet with a dry paper towel. 10.02.2013. Pour mixture into skillet then add remaining 1-1/2 cups milk. I’ve made this for dinner tonight, and put a few small dish versions ready for the freezer for my toddler. How to Make a Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole Start by setting your oven to 350 degrees F. Then, cook your brown rice according to the instructions on the package. Way back Wednesdays! I make this (the original) ALL THE TIME. No, but seriously…there needs to be some kind of new punctuation that’s a step up from a period but a step below an exclamation mark to show that “hey, I’m enthused about what I’m saying, but not annoyingly excited about it.” Maybe I’m the only one that thinks about these sort of things, but…so be it :-), Laura Healthy chicken and rice casserole – Betty Crocker has got nothing on this one! I made this last night with things I had on hand! 3 cups cooked. Combine panko, dried thyme, and melted butter in a small bowl. 10.10.2013. I enjoy cooking and baking but have to admit I’ve gotten into a rut of making the same dishes over and over again for my family so am enjoying trying the different recipes you blog about. YUM! Meanwhile, cook chopped chicken breasts seasoned with garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a splash of extra virgin olive oil over medium-high heat until cooked through. 10.04.2013, Jill I just made this and it came out perfect! It was quick, filling and most importantly my husband loved it :), Debra Rose Stir the soup, water, rice and broccoli in an 11x8x2-inch baking dish. Megan This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. Staci Nina @ Too Hottie For That Body Use a different kind of cheese: If cheddar isn’t your thing, this casserole would also be delicious with a mix of good-quality mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. 10.07.2013, Oh the things I would “tweak” a bit if I could go back in time…and I would tweak the heck out of my posts from my early blogging days! I had a bite for breakfast and tasted even better cold since the flavors had set in. Season the chicken with some salt and pepper and drizzle over with 1 tablespoon of oil. Slow … HEALTHY BROCCOLI RICE CASSEROLE is made with cauliflower rice for a grain-free casserole that is low carb and keto-friendly. Yes, you can freeze the casserole after cooking the chicken and adding the broccoli, rice, and sauce. Laura Ditch the baking dish and make this easy skillet broccoli, cheese and rice casserole. This sounds like a perfect weeknight meal. ;), WIAW #64 New Dinner Recipe! Way Back Wed. – be fun to see the original photo too. Amy Return to a boil and cook, stirring often, until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. These step by step photos and instructions are here to help you visualize how to make this recipe. Healthy Mexican casserole with layers of tortillas, meat and veggies. 10.09.2013, […] dinner last night, I wanted to try this recipe for Skinny Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli-Rice Casserole that I saw on Iowa Girl Eats the other day. A comfort food recipe to feel good about! Season with about ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. 10.03.2013. Combine the shredded chicken in a bowl with the broccoli florets, sauteed onion and bacon. Season the chicken. Thanks! Bake as directed. You’ve become quite the photographer over the years? Season the chicken with some salt and pepper and drizzle over with 1 tablespoon of oil. Reader’S family favourite ; Ground turkey quinoa casserole – Betty Crocker healthy chicken broccoli rice casserole nothing. And fast thaw overnight in the oven or microwave when ready because of a of. Times vary, so check it 5-8 minutes early whole scenario is healthy chicken broccoli rice casserole too funny or. 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