Delicious and Easy Broccoli Chicken Casserole Recipe

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Indulge in a creamy and flavorful broccoli chicken casserole that will satisfy your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied. This easy-to-follow recipe combines tender chicken, nutritious broccoli, and a creamy cheese sauce, topped with a crunchy breadcrumb topping. Perfect for weeknight dinners or potluck gatherings, this casserole is a crowd-pleaser. In just under an hour, you can have a comforting and hearty meal on the table for your family to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, broccoli florets, cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, minced garlic, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix well to ensure all the ingredients are evenly combined.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a greased casserole dish and spread it out evenly.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the breadcrumbs with melted butter until well coated. Sprinkle the breadcrumb mixture over the casserole, covering it completely.
  5. Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and bubbling.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Serve the broccoli chicken casserole hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Broccoli is a powerhouse of nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and K, as well as fiber and antioxidants.
  • Chicken is a great source of lean protein, making this dish both delicious and nutritious.
  • This casserole can be easily customized by adding other vegetables like peas or carrots.
  • Leftovers of this casserole can be refrigerated and enjoyed as a quick and tasty lunch the next day.