Keto Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
This is a easy and delicious recipe, inspired by the Pioneer Woman on the Food Network, but modified to be keto friendly. This is great for a week night meals and is very versatile, you could even use a rotisserie chicken to save time. You get all the flavors of Chicken Cordon Bleu but without the labor intensive prep required for the regular dish. It’s sure to be a hit with the entire family.
Servings 10 People
- 4 cups Chicken Cooked, chopped,
- 2 cups Ham Cubed *Look for the lowest carb ham you can find, watch out for glazes
- 1.5 cups Monterrey Jack Cheese
- 1.5 cups Half and Half
- 4 oz Cream Cheese Softened
- 3 tbsp Butter
- 1 cup Chicken Broth
- 3 tbsp Dijon Mustard
- 2 cups Swiss Cheese Divided
- Seasonings of your choice
Lets Make Our Keto Bread Crumbs
Lets Make Our Casserole
Pre-Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a 9 x 13 Casserole Dish
Cook 4 cups of chicken and cut into small pieces, and season to taste. You could also use a rotisserie chicken.
Microwave your cubed ham in a bowl for approximately 3 minutes. Place a paper towel in your bowl to assist with soaking up the moisture from your ham.
Layer 1/2 of your chicken and 1/2 of your ham and half of your Monterrey Jack Cheese in the bottom of your casserole dish. Mix together well.
Repeat the layering step with the remainder of your chicken, ham and cheese.
Set this aside
Making Your Cheese Sauce
In a sauce pan Melt Butter and cream cheese.
After melted add your half and half into the sauce pan and let simmer, whisking to combine.
Add broth, add Dijon mustard and whisk to combine, bring to a simmer.
Remove from heat and add Swiss cheese until melted. If you'd like you can add seasoning to your cheese sauce.
Final Assembly and Baking of Casserole
Pour your cheese sauce over your casserole. Sprinkle remaining cheese over top of casserole.
Sprinkle your keto bread crumbs over top of casserole.
Bake for 30 - 40 minutes at 350 degrees until browned and bubbly.
Optional Step: After your casserole is cooked turn your oven on broil and brown the top for approximately 1 minute (but watch closely)
Let cool for 15 - 20 minutes
214 Grams = 7.5 ounces
All nutrition information is approximate. Please read and use your own labels for more precise information.
Serving: 214G | Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 767mg | Potassium: 320mg | Vitamin A: 765IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 392mg | Iron: 1.1mg