Smothered Chicken Casserole – Healthy and Fit

Enjoy this creamy chicken casserole baked with chicken thighs, broccoli and angel hair pasta. The bacon sprinkled on top adds to the “yum” factor!


1 tablespoon oil4 boneless skinless chicken thighs1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/4 teaspoon pepper6 oz uncooked angel hair pasta1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of chicken soup1 1/4 cups half-and-half1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika2 cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli florets, cut into smaller pieces3 slices precooked bacon, crumbled


  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2 1/2-quart casserole with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs; sprinkle with garlic salt and pepper. Cook chicken 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until golden brown and juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 2 Cook pasta as directed on package; drain. In large bowl, mix soup, half-and-half and paprika; reserve 3/4 cup sauce. Stir in cooked pasta and frozen broccoli.
  • 3 Place pasta mixture in casserole; top with chicken thighs. Spoon reserved sauce over chicken thighs. Top with bacon. Cover and bake 20 minutes; uncover and bake 10 to 15 minutes or until sauce bubbles.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 Serving

  • Calories 570
  • Total Fat 26g
  • Saturated Fat 10g
  • Cholesterol 105mg
  • Sodium 880mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 49g
  • Dietary Fiber 4gSugars 2g
  • Protein 35g

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