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This easy Creamy Gluten-Free Chicken Butternut Squash Casserole is low-carb comfort food at it's finest.  Made with boneless chicken breasts, spiralized butternut squash and a creamy garlic mushroom sauce, you'll be coming back for seconds.
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Creamy Gluten-Free Chicken Butternut Squash Casserole

This easy Creamy Gluten-Free Chicken Butternut Squash Casserole is low-carb comfort food at it's finest.  Made with boneless chicken breasts, spiralized butternut squash and a creamy garlic mushroom sauce, you'll be coming back for seconds. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, low carb, squash
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 273kcal
Author Amee

Ingredients

  • 16 oz spiralized butternut squash
  • 18 oz cooked boneless chicken breast ,chopped into bite-size pieces
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz fresh mushrooms
  • 1 clove garlic ,minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 shallots ,finely chopped
  • cup all-purpose gluten-free flour *I used King Arthur Brand
  • 1 tsp chicken boullion *I used Better than Boullion brand
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme *pull leaves from stem
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh cracked pepper *or more to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Melt butter and olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
  • Add mushrooms and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add shallots and garlic.
  • Sauté until mushrooms are lightly browned and garlic is fragrant.
  • Whisk in flour and stir for 1 minute.
  • Add milk, broth, and seasonings. Stir until sauce has thickened, 3-4 minutes.
  • Add in squash "noodles", chicken, and ¼ of the Parmesan cheese. Stir until combined.
  • Pour into a 9x13 inch casserole dish sprayed with olive oil spray and top with remaining cheese.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes until bubbly and all of the cheese has melted.

Notes

8 Total Servings
Calories per serving: 273
Fat- 18 grams
Carbs- 10 grams
Protein- 20 grams

Nutrition

Calories: 273kcal