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Paleo Chicken Cauliflower Casserole


  • Author: Kristy
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Today’s Paleo chicken cauliflower casserole is a delicious choice for food prepping because it reheats really well.


Ingredients

Scale
  • one head of cauliflower
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • one red bell pepper, chopped
  • one green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup green onions (white and green parts), chopped
  • 1 tsp chile powder
  • 1 tablespoon Southwest Chipotle seasoning
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • salt, as desired
  • 3 chicken breasts, chopped
  • 6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 Roma tomato, chopped
  • 3 Tbs cilantro
  • EVOO or bacon fat for sauteing

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut cauliflower into florets. Steam for 5-7 minutes.
  3. While cauliflower is cooking, cook chicken in skillet over medium-high heat, using drizzled EVOO to cook. (You can also use previously baked chicken)
  4. Cook 6 strips of bacon. Set aside, and use small amount of grease from bacon to saute red pepper. Saute for 3 minutes, then add green onion and garlic. Saute additional 2 minutes.
  5. Into a mixing bowl, stir cauliflower, chili powder, cumin, chipotle seasoning, and salt. Once stirred, add sauteed veggies, chicken, bacon, tomato, and cilantro.
  6. Grease a 9 x 9 baking dish, and pour mixture into dish. Bake for 20 minutes. Serve. (Makes about 4 servings)
  • Category: Dinner, Casserole

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: ¼ dish
  • Calories: 241
  • Sugar: 5.1 g
  • Sodium: 229 mg
  • Fat: 9.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.3 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.3 g
  • Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 26.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.2