Healthy BBQ Chicken Cornbread Casserole Recipe
It's casserole time! (There's never a wrong time for casseroles.) This recipe combines chicken & veggies with tasty sauce & a tender cornbread topping — what's not to love? Dinner is SERVED…
1/6th of casserole: 305 calories, 2.5g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 719mg sodium, 48g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 21.5g sugars, 23.5g protein
Cook: 50 minutes
1 cup frozen sweet corn kernels
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped bell pepper
12 oz. cooked and shredded skinless chicken breast
1 cup BBQ sauce
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup yellow cornmeal
2 tbsp. natural no-calorie sweetener that measures like sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
3/4 cup canned cream-style corn
1/3 cup (about 3 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute
1/3 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
Optional toppings: light sour cream, chopped scallions
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray an 8" X 8" baking pan with nonstick spray.
Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add frozen corn, onion, and pepper. Cook and stir until mostly softened, 6 - 8 minutes.
Transfer skillet contents to a large bowl. Add chicken and BBQ sauce, and mix well. Transfer to the baking pan, and smooth out the top.
In a medium-large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sweetener, baking powder, and salt. Mix well. Add cream-style corn, egg whites/substitute, and yogurt. Mix until uniform.
Pour mixture over the contents of the baking pan, and smooth out the top. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the topping comes out clean, 35 - 40 minutes.
MAKES 6 SERVINGS
HG Tip: If using sweetener that’s twice as sweet as sugar, halve the amount of sweetener called for in the recipe. Read those labels carefully!
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