This casserole is a great low-carb way to stay on your KETO plan, and still have a really healthy, tasty dinner. You can serve this to your whole family, and they'll all love it. It's so simple and easy to make, and the flavors are really wonderful; you get a little crunch and little creamy in this dish, and it melts in your mouth. You're going to love this one!
3cupChicken Breastscooked/cubed or rotisserie chicken
8ozCheddar Cheese shredded
8ozMozzarella Cheese shredded
½cup Sour Cream
3ozCream Cheese softened
1tsp Garlic minced
2tbsp Parsley fresh, finely minced
1tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
¼tsp Coarse Ground Black Pepper
1tsp Coarse Ground Garlic Salt
⅛tsp Chili Powder
Prepare the Ranch Dressing
Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
Bake the Chicken Casserole
In a 9 X 13 baking dish, add one tablespoon of olive oil, and one teaspoon of butter. Melt the butter in the dish in a 375 degree oven.
When the butter melts, add the cubed chicken and broccoli florets, and stir to coat.
Top the chicken and broccoli with the Ranch dressing, and sprinkle the cheese on top of the Ranch dressing.
Sprinkle the bacon on top of the cheese, and place the dish in the oven for about 30 minutes, or until the cheeses have melted, and are bubbly, and golden on top.
Serve, and Enjoy!
Meal prep this keto casserole by mixing it together and then store it in the fridge for up to 24 hours in advance. Then add a little additional time to baking. This is a great casserole to make if you want leftovers. It makes a lot and you can use leftovers to meal prep for quick lunches, or easy dinners later on in the week. Due to the cream cheese and dairy in the ranch cream sauce, you will find this casserole does not freeze and thaw well. You can cut down the recipe if you don't plan to eat it in time before the dish expires. You can change up the vegetables you add into the casserole. This is a great way to clean out your produce drawer and add additional flavor to your casserole. Take time to meal prep chicken and then store in single meal servings and freeze. Then on weeknights when you want an easy dinner, pull some out and whip up this keto casserole. Make sure to work with room temperature cream cheese. Otherwise, you will find your creamy sauce is clumpy due to the cream cheese not being soft enough to work with. You can change up the cheese blends you use in this recipe, as well as spices. This is a very forgiving casserole that allows you to use what you have on hand or flavor components ou prefer.