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Cheesy Chicken, Bacon and Broccoli Rice Casserole

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Life in the Lofthouse


  • 2 small chicken breasts cooked and cubed
  • 3 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups broccoli florets steamed
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup onion finely diced (optional)
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 14 ounce can Low-Sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 cups Parmesan cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Set bacon aside. Remove all grease from pan except 2 tablespoons. Add onion (if using) and saute for a few minutes. Whisk in flour until a thick paste forms. Stir in chicken broth, half and half and dijon mustard. Stir until mixture slightly thickens, then add in parmesan cheese. Stir until cheese is melted. Remove from heat.
  • Spray a 8×8 baking dish with non-stick spray. Layer rice, chicken and then broccoli in the dish. Pour cheese sauce evenly over the broccoli. Crumble bacon evenly on top. Bake for 15 minutes or until heated through. Serve!


Adapted from Eat Cake for Dinner