This Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Chicken is a low-carb comfort food meal that everyone loves! Imagine chicken topped with a creamy cheese sauce, bacon, and broccoli.

Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Chicken

CHEESY BACON BROCCOLI CHICKEN

Do you ever get sick of making dinner knowing at least one person is going to complain? I do.

Here’s the thing. All my kids like broccoli. All my kids like cheese. And who doesn’t like bacon? Winner, winner, chicken dinner.

The first time I tried making this I thought baking the chicken in a cheese sauce would make it fabulous. The problem was that the cheese sauce will break down if heated too long which is why we wait until the end to add it.

chicken

It’s important to make sure your chicken is thin so that it cooks fast!

cheese sauce

The cheese sauce is super simple: butter, cream, garlic, and shredded cheese. Pour it on anything!

Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Chicken

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Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Chicken

This Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Chicken is a low-carb comfort food meal that everyone loves! Imagine chicken topped with a creamy cheese sauce, bacon, and broccoli.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
Cheese Sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic (1/2 teaspoon dried garlic powder can be substituted)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 9x13 inch pan with cooking spray and place chicken breasts on pan. Make sure they are thin or cut them so that they are thin. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until chicken is done and no longer pink.

  2. While chicken is cooking steam the broccoli in a steamer or in the microwave. You can throw it in a resealable bag (don't close all the way) with a couple tablespoons of water in the microwave for a few minutes or until your desired tenderness.

  3. While chicken is cooking make the cheese sauce. In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium low heat. Stir in the cream and the garlic and cook until warm. Reduce heat to low and stir in the cheese until melted. Add salt to taste. Remove from heat.

  4. Once chicken is done, sprinkle broccoli over chicken and pour cheese sauce over it. Sprinkle bacon on top and serve.

Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Chicken