My husband loves a good casserole. Whenever I ask what he wants for dinner, he always rattles off names of casseroles his mom would make growing up.
We threw this one into the rotation and he loved it. Nothing beats being able to throw a casserole together in the morning then pop it in the oven before dinner.
This recipe was so easy and my whole family enjoyed it. It is creamy enough that you could serve it over pasta.
You could also serve it over rice or potatoes as well.
It’s simple, quick, full of flavor, and only requires a few simple ingredients.
If you are needing a new and delicious dinner recipe, this is one I highly recommend trying.
We have another delicious recipe you will love. Be sure to try our Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole. It’s a family favorite.
steps to make the perfect creamy chicken broccoli casserole:
I used steamed broccoli from a bag, found on the freezer aisle. However, you can steam your own as well. I am just all about shortcuts, and the microwave steaming takes 5 minutes from start to finish.
what could i replace the cream cheese with?
This recipe calls for fat free cream cheese, however, if you still don’t love the idea of it, you could easily switch it out for something else.
I recommend using plain Greek yogurt, instead. You could also do half the cream cheese, and half the plain Greek yogurt, as well.
The texture will be a little different, but it will still be delicious, and even more healthy, with plenty of protein.
what is the best way to prepare the cooked chicken, for this recipe?
This recipe calls for cooked chicken. I usually grill or boil my chicken, then shred or chop it up. I prefer to boil it, but if it is summer time, I usually prefer to use leftover grilled chicken, as it is one less step for me to do.
You could also use your Instant Pot to cook the chicken as well. I usually just boil my chicken, but any method of cooking it, would work great, depending on what you prefer.
If you do grill your chicken, you may want to use a more mild marinade without a ton of flavor, unless it is one that pairs nicely with cheese.
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