Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Quinoa

Give the dependable chicken and rice casserole a quinoa upgrade!

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Total Time:

60 minutes

Serves:

4-6

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F.

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Within the last 3 minutes of cooking time, add broccoli to cooking water. Drain.

  • In same saucepan heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add bread crumbs and sauté until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Reserve.

  • In same pan add remaining oil and heat over medium heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Brown chicken in oil. Reserve.

  • Add butter to pan and melt. Stir in flour and poultry seasoning. Cook, stirring constantly, one minute.

  • Quickly whisk in milk and continue to whisk until mixture thickens, about 4 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and stir in 1 cup of cheese, quinoa, broccoli, and chicken.

  • Spread mixture into a 2-quart baking dish. Top with remaining cheese and bake 30 minutes.

  • Remove from oven and top with toasted bread crumbs.


Tags

Casserole
Lunch
Dinner
American
60 minutes+
Quinoa
Chicken/Turkey
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