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Keto Buffalo Chicken Casserole

This Keto Buffalo Chicken Casserole has all the buffalo flavors that I love in the confines of one dish.  It is the kind of cheesy comfort food that never gets old.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time38 mins
Total Time58 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo
Servings: 8
Calories: 464.37kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 head cauliflower cut into florets
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces cream cheese cubed
  • ½ cup buffalo sauce
  • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 1 ¼ cups blue cheese divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound cooked chicken cubed

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, toss the cauliflower with the avocado oil, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Arrange the florets in a single layer and bake for 18 minutes.
  • While the cauliflower is baking, bring the cream to a simmer over medium heat. Add the cream cheese and buffalo sauce. Cook, stirring often, until the cream cheese melts.
  • Reduce heat to low and stir 1 cup of cheddar cheese, 1 cup of blue cheese, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper. Cook until the cheese melts.
  • Toss the sauce with the chicken and cauliflower and transfer to a 9 x 9 casserole dish. Top with remaining cheddar and blue cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.

Notes

Serving Suggestions

I most often serve this casserole as a complete meal on its own, but sometimes I want to add some extra green to our table. Here are some great options.

Nutrition

Calories: 464.37kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.64g | Protein: 27.61g | Fat: 36.81g | Saturated Fat: 20.3g | Cholesterol: 142.34mg | Sodium: 1340.42mg | Potassium: 485.54mg | Fiber: 1.56g | Sugar: 2.56g | Vitamin A: 1254.36IU | Vitamin C: 34.78mg | Calcium: 329.04mg | Iron: 1.36mg