Bacon and Chicken Spicy Cauliflower Casserole

This high protein casserole is a delicious change to the norm, and has made it into regularly rotation in my household.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, cauliflower
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 294kcal
Author: Julie Germaine

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large chicken breasts prepare ahead of time along with the bacon to reduce prep time
  • 4 slices turkey bacon cooked to crispy
  • 7 oz white beans favs are lima beans or chick peas
  • 7 oz coconut milk
  • 1/3 clove garlic diced
  • 1 cup frozen cauliflower rice
  • 2 cup fresh spinach chopped
  • 1/2 large sweet onion
  • 1 jalapeño chopped
  • pinch sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • If turkey bacon and chicken are not already precooked, then heat olive oil to cook the bacon first in a large saucepan, chop and set aside in a small bowl. Cook chicken in the same pan, using the oil and bacon grease. Chop chicken and set aside in a large bowl.
  • Using the same large pan, sauté onion for less than 5 minutes.
  • Add in beans, coconut milk, garlic, and buffalo sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes, pour directly into a mixture and blend until smooth.
  • In the large bowl containing the diced chicken, add 1/2 jalapeño pepper, cauliflower rice, and spinach. Pour in the creamy sauce and mix well.
  • Transfer to casserole dish and baked for 35 minutes.
  • Top with chopped bacon bits and serve.

Notes

Recipe makes 4-6 servings.
Calories for 1/4 recipe: 294 kcals (P30|C20|F50)
Protein 20.1g; Carb 14.5g; Fat 17g