Tasty Tuesday – Chicken Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

healthy-chicken-broccoli-quinoa-casserole-1We all know that I am addicted to Quinoa… I now have hubby preferring it to rice which is AWESOME!  So, when I saw that this recipe was originally from Fit Men Cook, you know that I had to check it out…This chicken broccoli quinoa casserole is super easy & full of nutritional ingredients to help fuel your body and keep you staying energized, as well as feeling full.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds of chicken {raw}
  • 1.5 cups of greek yogurt {I use fage 0%}
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup of reduced fat shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups of cooked quinoa
  • 1 jar of roasted red peppers {I used a 12 oz jar}
  • 3 cups of broccoli, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of white onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup of panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste

Directions:

  • Cook chicken breasts until done either boil or use leftover chicken. Shred cook chicken using 2 forks.
  • Steam broccoli and onions, using rice cooker or over the stove.
  • In a blender, pulse greek yogurt and roasted red peppers until smooth.
  • Mix chicken, broccoli, onions, greek yogurt/roasted red peppers mixture, seasonings, quinoa, and 1/2 of the chicken broth in a bowl.
  • Spray a large baking dish with coconut oil spray or another type of non-stick spray.
  • Place mixture in the large baking dish.
  • Top with panko bread crumbs, mozzarella cheese, and the other 1/2 of the chicken broth {this keeps the dish moist}.
  • Stick in the oven for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.

Let me know if you end up trying this yummy chicken broccoli quinoa casserole!

Have a ThirtyOne-derful day!

 

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