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Light Chicken and Veggie Casserole (Medifast & GF)

23 May

This recipe contains 4 servings of 1 lean, 2 greens, 1/4 healthy fat, and 3 condiments.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. chicken, raw, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 c light sour cream
  • 1 c mozzarella or Italian blend cheeses, divided
  • 1 tsp garlic powder, divided
  • 1/2 tsp ground thyme
  • 14oz frozen broccoli, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 c water
  • 16oz baby spinach leaves, stems removed
  • 1 tsp butter or margarine
  • 1/4 c onion, diced small
  • 3 cloves of garlic, diced small

1. Preheat oven to 400. PAM a 9×9 baking dish.

2. In a medium bowl, combine the raw chicken cubes, light sour cream, ½ tsp garlic powder, and ½ tsp ground thyme. Stir until the sour cream and seasonings are evenly distributed.

3. In a large skillet, melt the butter or margarine. Add the onions and garlic. Cook over medium heat until fragrant and soft, about 7-10 minutes. Stir in the broccoli and water. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

4. In a medium skillet, cook the spinach until soft, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli mixture, spinach, and chicken mixture. Stir until combined. Add ½ the cheese and stir.

6. Pour the mixture into the casserole dish and top with the remaining cheese. Bake covered for 20 minutes. Remove the cover and bake for an additional 20 minutes.

Light chicken and veggie casserole step 6

Recipe created by Me! : D

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6 Comments

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Chicken, Gluten Free, Medifast

 

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6 responses to “Light Chicken and Veggie Casserole (Medifast & GF)

  1. Anonymous

    September 3, 2016 at 9:33 AM

    What is the lean & green breakdown?

     
    • SprinkleOfHappiness

      September 3, 2016 at 6:20 PM

      Hello! This recipe contains 4 servings of 1 lean, 2 greens, 1/4 healthy fat, and 3 condiments.

       
  2. R Cuadrado

    June 9, 2015 at 7:21 PM

    Yum!!!! I am SO going to make this!!!!!

     
    • SprinkleOfHappiness

      June 10, 2015 at 8:43 PM

      Great! Let me know what you think!

       
      • Christine Anderson

        April 13, 2017 at 12:57 PM

        Can you tell me, is the chicken cooked before…or is it added raw?

         
        • SprinkleOfHappiness

          April 17, 2017 at 6:31 PM

          Hi Christine! Great question. The chicken is raw, not cooked, since it will cook in the oven. I’ve adjusted the recipe ingredients to be clearer. Thanks for asking!

           

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