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Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole, For Two

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This healthy, grain-free Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole makes just enough for two, or double or triple it for a family.  Loaded with healthy vegetables, lean chicken, and real cheese, this no-chop recipe is made without ever having to touch a knife!  PS: it’s freezable, so within minutes you can have a healthy, grain-free, no-chop freezer meal!

Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole
Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole

Chicken and Cauliflower Rice Casserole, For Two

Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 2

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless, skinless chicken breast cooked and shredded
  • 12 oz frozen riced cauliflower
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese grated, divided
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese not nonfat
  • 1 egg
  • 5 oz frozen broccoli about 2 cups
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions

To Cook Immediately

  • Preheat oven to 350. Combine cooked and shredded chicken, cauliflower rice, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, egg, broccoli, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix well. Divide mixture evenly between two individual au gratin dishes or any oven-safe dish.
  • Top with cheese. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes.

To Freeze

  • Prepare as directed above, but do not bake. Cover tightly. Freeze.

To Cook After Freezing

  • Thaw. Preheat oven to 350. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 45 minutes.

Notes

Already-riced cauliflower is readily available at most grocers, but feel free to rice your own.  This recipe needs about 3 cups of cauliflower rice.
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COMMENTS

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    1. Hi Jess. “each” is just a unit identifier sometimes used if there isn’t something like “cups” or “oz”. It really doesn’t mean anything. It sometimes helps in a sentence setting such as if we said “Use 2 each, 4 oz steaks”. That looks better than “Use 2 4 oz steaks” since it separates the 2 and the 4 and arguably makes it clearer. We don’t always use it in the ingredients list and I think it does make it a little less clear in this case since this recipe is a recipe for 2 people.

      Anyway, when it says “1 each chicken breast” it just means 1 chicken breast. When it says “1 each egg” it just means 1 egg. It doesn’t mean per person or anything, that is total for the recipe.

  1. Just curious are the frozen cauliflower rice or the frozen broccoli pre cooked before combining or frozen? Thanks!

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