Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Bake

Brunch is a breeze when you can make a tasty crowd-sized egg bake. Just follow the easy do-ahead recipe tip.


8 servings


1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
1 (9 ounce) box (9 oz) frozen cut broccoli, partially thawed
8 eggs
2 cups milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 ounces)


Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C). Spray 13 x 9-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken, onion, bell pepper and broccoli in baking dish.

In medium bowl, mix remaining ingredients except Cheddar cheese until smooth; pour over chicken mixture.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Bake 3 to 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes
Stand Time: 5 minutes

Additional Information

Jump-start brunch by making this dish ahead. Prepare to the point of baking, then cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Bake as directed.

Asparagus makes a delicious substitution for the broccoli.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 290 (Calories from Fat 130), Total Fat 14 g (Saturated Fat 6 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 255 mg; Sodium 470 mg; Total Carbohydrate 19 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 5 g), Protein 23 g; Exchanges: 1 Starch; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

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