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BBQ Chicken Casserole - Keto, Low Carb

When you are looking for a meal that the whole family will love, this BBQ Casserole is perfection! Serve it with a simple green salad for a complete meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken
Servings: 8
Calories: 601.45kcal
Author: Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds cooked chicken breast or thighs shredded
  • 8 ounces cooked bacon
  • 8 ounces frozen chopped spinach thawed
  • ¾ cup Keto BBQ Sauce
  • cup Keto Ranch Dressing
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

Oven Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the chicken, bacon, and spinach in a large bowl.
    Photo of shredded chicken, bacon, and chopped spinach in a red bowl.
  • In In a food processor or stand mixer combine the BBQ sauce, ranch dressing, cream cheese, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth.
  • Toss the chicken mixture with the BBQ sauce mixture.
    Photo of a creamy sauce made from BBQ Sauce, ranch, cream cheese, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper that has been poured over chicken, bacon, and spinach.
  • Transfer the mixture to a 9 x 9 baking dish.
    Photo of a casserole dish with shredded chicken, bacon, and chopped spinach tossed with a creamy ranch BBQ Sauce.
  • Top with cheese and bake for 30 minutes.
    Photo of a square casserole dish with a casserole covered in cheese.

Instant Pot Instructions

  • Toss the chicken, bacon, and spinach in your instant pot.
  • In In a food processor or stand mixer combine the BBQ sauce, ranch dressing, cream cheese, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth.
  • Place the mixture on top of the chicken. Do not stir.
  • Set the pressure to high for 1 minute. When the time is done, allow to release naturally for 5 minutes, and then do a quick release.
  • Top with cheese and place the lid on the pot until the cheese melts.

Nutrition

Calories: 601.45kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.56g | Protein: 41.51g | Fat: 44.14g | Saturated Fat: 17.68g | Cholesterol: 202.96mg | Sodium: 1240.84mg | Potassium: 663.8mg | Fiber: 0.85g | Sugar: 1.69g | Vitamin A: 3490.57IU | Vitamin C: 8.65mg | Calcium: 279.34mg | Iron: 2.42mg