Cheesy Cauliflower Rice Casserole

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Easy, oven baked Chicken Cauliflower Rice Casserole with a cheesy, creamy sauce mixed through it all, is a simple dinner recipe cooked in just one pan. Low-Carb and Keto-Friendly.

Duration:

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 50 mins
Resting Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 430

Ingredients

  • butter for baking dish
  • 4 cups cauliflower rice
  • 4 cups cooked shredded (or cubed) chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika adjust the amount to your preference
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder adjust the amount to your preference
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 6 ounces cream cheese softened (make sure it’s soft so that you can stir it in with ease)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • fresh chopped parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Lightly butter a 3-quart baking pan/dish and set aside.
  • Combine cauliflower rice and shredded chicken in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add sweet paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian Seasoning, dried oregano, and chili powder; mix to combine.
  • Add heavy cream, softened cream cheese, 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, garlic, salt, and pepper; stir until everything is thoroughly incorporated.
  • Transfer mixture to previously prepared baking pan and cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove foil; add remaining shredded cheddar cheese and continue to bake for 10 more minutes, or until top is browned, mixture is bubbly and cheese is melted.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.

HOW TO STORE LEFTOVERS

  • Store all leftovers in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

HOW TO FREEZE LEFTOVERS

  • Store all leftovers in an airtight container and freeze for up to 2 months.
  • When ready to use, place in the fridge over night to thaw.
  • Reheat in the oven at 375F for 20 minutes, or until completely heated through.

Nutrition Facts

Cheesy Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 261 | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 148mg | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 618mg | Carbohydrates: 8g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Protein: 32g | Iron 2.1mg |
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