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Stovetop Chicken & Broccoli Casserole

Stovetop Chicken & Broccoli Casserole

We trimmed 9 grams of fat and almost 100 calories in this makeover of cheesy chicken-and-broccoli casserole. All the raw ingredients are layered in a skillet, then simmered for a quick weeknight dinner.


6 servings

Prep Time

25 minutes

Total Time

40 minutes


  • 8ounces whole-wheat egg noodles
  • 114-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 114- to 16-ounce package frozen broccoli florets, thawed and chopped, if desired
  • 1 1/2cups skim milk
  • 1/2cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 3tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2teaspoons dry mustard
  • 1/2teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 1/2cups shredded Colby-Jack or Cheddar cheese


  1. Place noodles in a large skillet. Pour broth over the noodles. Layer chicken, then broccoli over the noodles.
  2. Whisk milk, mayonnaise, flour, dry mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Pour over the broccoli.
  3. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to maintain a simmer, cover and cook, stirring once or twice, until the noodles and chicken are cooked through, 15 to 18 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler to high.
  5. When the casserole is done, sprinkle cheese on top and broil until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 6 servings)

Calories 446kcal
Carbohydrate Total 41g
Added Sugars 1g
Fiber 6g
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 7g
Mono Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 662mg
Protein 33g
Potassium 424mg
Calcium 303mg
Chromium 8mcg
Folate 63mcg
Omega-6 2g
Vitamin E 3mg
Zinc 2mg
Vitamin B3 8mg

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