Best low-carb chicken and rice casserole without the guilt from carbs

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For busy parents, there’s nothing like a casserole for feeding a hungry family. It’s a one-dish meal that is guaranteed to satisfy everyone. The recipe below makes this simple dinner solution appealing to even those following a low-carb diet.
By usingcauliflower rice instead of the usual starchy element of a casserole, you can enjoy a super satisfying meal that is not heavy on carbohydrates. Layered with tasty shredded chicken and thickened with heavy cream, cream cheese, and cheddar cheese, it is rich and delicious. This one is sure to become a family favorite.
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Low-Carb Chicken and Rice Casserole
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10 minutes
25 minutes
35 minutes
Cooking spray
4 cups riced cauliflower
¼ cup water
4 cups shredded cooked chicken
1 cup heavy cream
1 cup cream cheese, at room temperature
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 small onion, minced
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon paprika
Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Spray a 9-by-13-inch baking dish pan with cooking spray.
Place the cauliflower rice in a large, microwave-safe bowl along with the water. Cover the bowl and heat in the microwave for about 5 minutes, until tender.
Add the chicken, cream, cream cheese, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, and broth and stir to mix. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the paprika over the top.
Bake uncovered for 20 minutes.
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