Healthy chicken casserole

(87 ratings)
Healthy chicken casserole
Healthy chicken casserole
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Our healthy chicken casserole recipe is perfect for cold winter nights, made with plenty of veg and butter beans for a filling meal that's good for you too. The whole family is going to love this recipe, which is packed with nutrients but also something to look forward to. Serve on its own or with crusty bread. This recipe serves 4 people and will take 1hr and 45 mins to prepare and cook. It's the perfect Sunday dinner if you fancy a change from your usual roast dinner. This lighter option is guilt-free which is ideal if you're counting calories or just trying to be a bit healthier in the winter months. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Make sure you reheat thoroughly before serving. This dish works wonders served with new potatoes and fresh greens to add towards your 5-a-day.


  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, halved and finely sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced
  • 605g pack chicken thigh fillets, without skin
  • 1tbsp plain flour
  • 500g new potatoes, quartered
  • leaves from 2 rosemary sprigs and 2 thyme sprigs
  • 600ml stock, made from a stock cube
  • 2tbsp cornflour
  • 410g can butter beans, drained
  • crusty wholegrain or seeded bread, to serve


  1. To make this chicken casserole, preheat the oven to 180C, gas 3. Heat the oil in a large ovenproof pan and cook the onion until soft. Add the carrots and celery and stir so they are all coated in oil. Cook for 4-5 mins.
  2. Toss the chicken in the flour, add to the pan and cook until lightly browned. Then add the potatoes, rosemary, thyme and stock. Heat until simmering, cover and cook in the oven for 45 mins.
  3. Mix the cornflour with 4tbsp water to make a paste. Stir into the casserole and then add the beans and cook for another 10 mins. Serve with chunks of bread.

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Nutritional information per portion

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  • Calories 390(kcal)
  • Fat 9.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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Would it be possible to put the carbohydrate content into the recipes you print please, very useful for diabetics.

Amy Louise Carroll

I've made this a few times now, cheap,easy and really tasty. My 10 month old loves this :D


Quick and easy to prepare, tasted great. Will definitely have this again

Claire Stewart

Made this recipes a few times, very easy to make and tastes great. My 17 month son loves it!


Nice simple recipe, easy to follow and alter to your own taste. Relatively cheap too! Perfect :)


my mummy's gonna make this and its gonna be delicious it looks really nice who every made it its looks scrumptious

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