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Ground chicken casserole in a 8x8 casserole dish

Ground Chicken Casserole

This healthy ground chicken casserole is the easiest, tastiest, low carb -iest of recipes! Guaranteed the whole family will love it!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Slices
Calories 494 kcal
Author Lindsey

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Red Onion diced
  • 32 Ounces Cauliflower Rice
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1.2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 Lbs Ground Chicken
  • 1/4 Cup Low Carb Taco Seasoning
  • 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, drained
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese cubed
  • 3 Cups Cheddar Cheese shredded

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F and prepare an 8x8 casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  3. Add diced red onions. Cook for 6 minutes, or until soft.
  4. Add riced cauliflower, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and cook for about 5 minutes, just until it begins to soften.
  5. Add veggies to prepare casserole dish in an even layer.
  6. Cover with 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  7. Heat remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil in the same pan over medium heat.
  8. Add ground chicken, and break up using the back of a spoon. Cook until no longer pink.
  9. Add diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, water, and taco seasoning. Stir to combine and bring combo to a boil.
  10. Reduce to a simmer and cook for for 5-7 minutes, or until hardly any liquid is left.
  11. Turn off heat and add cubed cream cheese — Stir until melted and fully combined.
  12. Add chicken and veggie combo in an even layer to the casserole dish.
  13. Cover with 2 Cups of shredded cheddar.
  14. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes, or until the cheese has melted.
  15. Allow to cool, serve with avocado, cilantro and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Ground Chicken Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 494 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g 55%
Saturated Fat 19g 95%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 748mg 31%
Potassium 1031mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 34g 68%
Vitamin A 16.1%
Vitamin C 67.5%
Calcium 37%
Iron 10.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.