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Chicken and Potato Casserole

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword baked potato and chicken casserole, loaded baked potato casserole, potato and chicken casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 497 kcal
Author Vicky

Ingredients

  • 5 russet potatoes 6 cups - scrubbed and cut into 1/2 in pieces
  • 8 oz package of bacon Slices cut then fried. Reserve 1 tablespoon of bacon grease in the skillet.
  • 1 1/2 LB boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 3 TBSP unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 11/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 C shredded cheddar cheese use 1 cup at a time
  • 1/4 C green onion thinly sliced

Optional Garnish

  • dallops of sour cream
  • Sliced green onion

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prep baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Add potatoes to the baking dish. Add butter, paprika, garlic powder,salt, and pepper into a small bowl. Stir to combine.

  3. Pour butter mixture over potatoes.
  4. Toss the butter mixture over the potatoes until they are evenly coated.
  5. Cook potatoes at 400 degrees for 45-50 minutes or until tender.

  6. Add the chicken to the remaining bacon grease in the skillet.

  7. Cook on medium heat until completely cooked - about 8 minutes.

  8. Take the potatoes out of the oven. Turn off the oven.
  9. Sprinkle one of the cups of cheese over the potatoes.
  10. Layer the chicken, bacon pieces, and green onions on top.

  11. Sprinkle remaining cup of cheese on top.
  12. Put the casserole back in the still warm oven for about 3-5 minutes. (Or until the cheese melts)
  13. Optionally top each plate with casserole with sour cream and green onions.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Potato Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 117mg39%
Sodium 640mg28%
Potassium 1008mg29%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 33g66%
Vitamin A 768IU15%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 233mg23%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.