Savory Chicken and Broccoli Bake

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    45 min
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A hit with both kids and adults, this comforting and easy to make Savory Chicken and Broccoli Bake recipe combines a deliciously thickened sauce with cooked chicken and broccoli spears.

Top the casserole with a layer of croutons and parmesan and pair with a salad or freshly baked buttermilk biscuits to make a satisfying family meal.

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (about 14 ounces) chicken broth
  • 2 cups herb seasoned croutons
  • 1 package (10 oz) frozen broccoli spears, cooked and drained
  • 8 large slices cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 375° F. Grease a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
  2. Melt butter in ​a saucepan over low heat; stir in flour and pepper. Remove from heat; add chicken broth gradually, stirring until smooth. Return to medium heat and cook, stirring constantly, until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat.
  3. Place croutons in bottom of the prepared quart baking dish. Pour half of the sauce over the croutons. Arrange broccoli spears in ​a single layer over croutons and sauce then layer chicken slices over the broccoli, then pour remaining sauce over the top. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes, or until heated through.

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