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Chicken, Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole
Cook Time
1 hr
Chicken, Quinoa and Broccoli Casserole: creamy sauce + seasoned chicken breast strips + healthy quinoa and broccoli + melting cheese topping = perfection!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, quinoa and broccoli casserole
Servings: 2 - 3
Author: dieTTaste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa rinsed
  • 1/8 cup cooked crumbled bacon
  • 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/8 cup shredded cheese any kind that melts
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets or frozen
  1. In a saucepan, boil chicken broth with 1/4 cup milk. In a small bowl, whisk remaining 1/4 cup milk with flour and poultry seasoning. Add flour mixture to the boiling liquid and whisk until you get a smooth sauce.
  2. Pour the sauce into a large bowl, add water, quinoa, and bacon and stir. Transfer the mixture into the well greased grease a 8x5 inch (22x12.5 cm) baking dish. Lay chicken breast strips on top and sprinkle with Cajun seasoning. Bake uncovered in 400 F preheated oven for 30-40 minutes or until chicken and quinoa are cooked.
  3. In the meantime, cook broccoli in boiling water until it turns bright green, about 1 minute. Drain.
  4. Add the broccoli florets and a little bit of water (up to 1 cup) to the casserole until the consistency is creamy. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top and bake until cheese is melted.