Low Carb Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan

Ingredients:

  • 1 large head of broccoli, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cut into bite size pieces
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 6 ounces Maasdammer, grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 ounces Parmesan, finely grated

Directions:

    • Preheat oven to 350º F.
    • Steam the broccoli until tender.  Mix the cooked chicken and broccoli in a large bowl and set aside.
    • Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.  Mix in the flour to form a roux.  Cook, stirring constantly for 3 minutes.  Add the half and half and heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce just begins to thicken.
    • Add the Maasdammer a little at a time, letting it melt between additions.  Add the nutmeg and salt and pepper to taste.
    • Spread the chicken mixture into an oven proof casserole dish.  Spread Parmesan evenly over the top.
    • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly.