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Broccoli Chicken Bake Recipe

Broccoli Chicken Bake Recipe

Get the benefits of broccoli while enjoying a guilt-free casserole. Phyllis Schmalz of Kansas City, Kansas shares this satisfying and simple-to-prepare dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 4 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese


  • 1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick saucepan over medium heat, cook onion in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually stir in broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Remove from the heat. Drain noodles; place in a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Stir in 1 cup sauce. Layer with the chicken, broccoli and remaining sauce.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through and cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 354 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 601mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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dschultz01 User ID: 1076910 102408
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2014

"This is a good low calorie recipe. Made it exactly as written. Will make again."

granolamomma User ID: 4325044 168867
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2011

"Double the sauce. Do not use frozen broccoli or precook it.

Otherwise tasty and will make again. My kids really liked it"

mjlouk User ID: 1712085 76089
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2011

"Very simple and very good. My 5 year old eventually ate it (with some coaxing) but my 2 1/2 year old wouldn't really eat it."

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 163488
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2010

"chicken broccoli bake is delicious and incredibly easy to make. It's one my family makes any time we have the time and we eat it all in one meal. It's a keeper for sure and going in my recipe box."

ktype User ID: 4188985 165168
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2010

"Used fresh broccoli instead of frozen."

mpittman User ID: 3153305 165167
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2008

"I made this dish for my boys (age 4 and 6), and they loved it! I used high fiber egg noodles and 75% low-fat cheddar, and you would never have known. Excellent! Really good leftover too!"

getto140 User ID: 1493976 102406
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2008

"This is very easy to make and excellent tasting."

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