Tuesday, February 10, 2015

chicken and broccoli casserole

Quick weeknight meals are hard to come by especially in 30 minutes.  However, this casserole uses already cooked chicken so all you have to do is heat everything through and throw it under a broiler (I used a toaster oven broiler). 

chicken and broccoli casserole
{chicken and broccoli casserole}

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chicken and broccoli casserole
from myrecipes.com

Makes 8 servings

16 oz mushrooms, washed and sliced
1 medium onion,chopped
12 ounces chicken, chopped, skinless, boneless (about 3 cups)
1 pound broccoli florets
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
1/4 cup canola mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  1. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook 12 minutes or until mushrooms brown and liquid evaporates, stirring occasionally. 
  2. Add onions, chicken, and broccoli and heat through.
  3. Meanwhile, heat butter in a pan.
  4. Add flour and make a roux.
  5. Add milk, yogurt, and mayo; cook until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  6. Add seasonings and Parmesan.
  7. Preheat a broiler.
  8. Add sauce to mushroom mixture, stirring until combined.
  9. Place casserole under broiler until top is bubbly and browned.
  10. Serve.
Do you have any quick weeknight meals that you use often?  I'd love to hear about them since I am always looking for some!

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