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.
- Heat the oven to 375° F. Grease a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
- 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.
- 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.
- Bake for 25 minutes, or until heated through.