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Cheesy Chicken and Sweet Potato Casserole

Cheesy Chicken and Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

This casserole takes comfort food to a whole new level. Tender sweet potatoes, chicken and kale are the coziest combination when paired with tangy Gruyère or Swiss cheese. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3
lb sweet potatoes
1/3
cup butter
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground pepper
3
cups half-and-half
8
oz Gruyère or Swiss cheese, shredded (2 cups)
3
cups fresh kale, coarsely chopped
2
cups shredded cooked chicken

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Pierce sweet potatoes with fork; place on cookie sheet. Bake 50 to 60 minutes or until potatoes can be easily pierced with a knife. Cool 20 minutes. Peel potatoes; cut each into 1/4-inch slices.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper using whisk. Cook until smooth and bubbly, stirring frequently. Gradually stir in half-and-half, stirring frequently, 5 to 7 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese.
  • 4
    In large bowl, toss potatoes, half-and-half mixture, kale and chicken until well coated. Spoon into baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese.
  • 5
    Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and cheese is melted. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Bake sweet potatoes the day before preparing this casserole for a quick weeknight meal.
  • Hold the chicken, and turn this into an easy side dish for the holidays!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
670
Calories from Fat
370
% Daily Value
Total Fat
41g
63%
Saturated Fat
24g
118%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
Cholesterol
155mg
51%
Sodium
1070mg
45%
Potassium
900mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
12g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
500%
500%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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