Cauliflower & Buffalo Chicken Casserole

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Kevin Ryan

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@kevin712

Calories: 282.1
Total Fat: 20.3 g
Total Carbohydrate: 6.2 g
Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
Protein: 21.4 g

Rating:

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Serves:
8
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    chicken breast cut into ½ inch cubes
  • 1 large
    cauliflower,florets
  • 1/3 c
    evoo
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    paprika
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 6 Tbsp
    hot pepper sauce or buffalo sauce
  • TOPPING

  • 2 c
    fiesta blend or cojack cheese
  • 1 c
    bacon, crumbled
  • 1 c
    diced green onion

How to Make Cauliflower & Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. In a large bowl mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder & hot sauce.
  2. Add the cauliflower florets and stir to coat.
  3. Scoop the cauliflower into a cooking sprayed coated 9 x 13 inch baking dish, leaving behind as much of the olive oil/hot sauce mix as possible.
  4. Bake the cauliflower for 30-35 minutes, stirring every 10-15 minutes, until cooked through and starting to brown.
  5. While the cauliflower is cooking, add the cubed chicken to the bowl with the leftover olive oil/hot sauce mix and stir to coat.
  6. Top the cooked cauliflower with the raw marinated chicken.
  7. In a bowl mix together the cheese, bacon & green onion and top the raw chicken with the cheese mix.
  8. Return the casserole to the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the topping is bubbly.
  9. Drizzle with ranch dressing.

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About Cauliflower & Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Course/Dish: Chicken Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




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