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Potato-Topped Cheesy Broccoli-Chicken Casserole

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Classic favorites combine to create an easy-to-make casserole that resembles a Shepherd's Pie. Your family will love this broccoli, cheese and chicken combo topped with mashed potatoes!

Ingredients

2
bags (12 oz each) or 1 bag (24 oz) Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli & cheese sauce
1 1/2
cups water
2
tablespoons butter
1 1/4
cups milk
1
box Chicken Helper™ crispy ranch chicken
2
oz cream cheese, cut into pieces
1/2
cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (2 oz)
2
cups (3/4-inch cubes) deli rotisserie chicken
1
teaspoon parsley flakes

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 2 1/2-quart oval baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. Cook frozen broccoli as directed on bag for microwave directions.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water and butter to rapid boiling; remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup of the milk and the potatoes (from Chicken Helper box) until well blended. Let stand about 1 minute or until liquid is absorbed; whip vigorously with fork. Add half of the seasoned crumbs (from Chicken Helper box) and remaining 3/4 cup milk. Mix well, using electric mixer, if necessary.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix cooked broccoli mixture with cheeses, stirring to melt cheese. Add chicken and rest of seasoned crumbs; mix until combined. Pour into baking dish; top with mashed potato mixture, spreading evenly over top of casserole. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until casserole is bubbling and potatoes have started to brown. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 2 1/2-quart oval baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. Cook frozen broccoli as directed on bag for microwave directions.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water and butter to rapid boiling; remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup of the milk and the potatoes (from Chicken Helper box) until well blended. Let stand about 1 minute or until liquid is absorbed; whip vigorously with fork. Add half of the seasoned crumbs (from Chicken Helper box) and remaining 3/4 cup milk. Mix well, using electric mixer, if necessary.
  • 3 In large bowl, mix cooked broccoli mixture with cheeses, stirring to melt cheese. Add chicken and rest of seasoned crumbs; mix until combined. Pour into baking dish; top with mashed potato mixture, spreading evenly over top of casserole. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until casserole is bubbling and potatoes have started to brown. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

Serve with a fresh green salad and warm, crusty bread to complete this meal.

Leftover chicken works great in this recipe!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
30%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
1480mg
62%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
4g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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