Chicken-and-Broccoli Casserole

FOODISTA
10Ingredients
75Minutes
750Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 broccoli flowerets (pkt fresh, 16 oz)
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded swiss cheese (2 oz)
  • shredded Parmesan cheese (cup finely, 2 oz)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese (finely-, optional)
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    Directions

    1. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add chicken, and saute until done. Remove chicken from skillet, and set aside.
    2. Cook broccoli in a steamer basket over boiling water 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from heat; drain well, and set aside.
    3. Melt remaining 1/4 cup butter in skillet over medium heat. Whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually add milk, and cook, whisking constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat, and stir in Swiss cheese, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and salt.
    4. Layer half of chicken, broccoli, and cheese sauce in a lightly greased 11- by 7-inch baking dish. Repeat layer once. Cover and chill casserole up to 8 hours, if desired; remove from refrigerator, and let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before baking.
    5. Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, if desired, and bake 5 more minutes.
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    NutritionView More

    750Calories
    Sodium47% DV1130mg
    Fat89% DV58g
    Protein47% DV24g
    Carbs11% DV33g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories750Calories from Fat520
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat58g89%
    Saturated Fat36g180%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol180mg60%
    Sodium1130mg47%
    Potassium460mg13%
    Protein24g47%
    Calories from Fat520
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate33g11%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C8%
    Calcium50%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.