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Hand holding plate of chicken broccoli quinoa casserole

Healthy Chicken Broccoli Quinoa Casserole Recipe


This HEALTHY chicken broccoli quinoa casserole has classic flavors with some upgraded ingredients. Family friendly + makes great leftovers.


  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken thighs (skinless, boneless)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 12 oz bag of broccoli florets (~4 cups roughly chopped)
  • 11 oz condensed cream of mushroom soup (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Slice chicken into 1-inch wide pieces.
  3. Roughly chop broccoli.
  4. Heat oil in your largest skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and season with sea salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3-4 minutes, until lightly browned.
  5. Add quinoa to pan, and cook another 2 minutes. (We’re not cooking it here, but just toasting it.)
  6. Deglaze the pan by pouring in broth and scrape up any bits from the bottom of the pan.
  7. Remove from heat and add in garlic powder, mushroom soup, sour cream. Stir to combine, then stir in broccoli to combine.
  8. Pour into a 9×13 inch baking dish, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  9. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake for 20-25 more minutes, until top is golden brown.

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