Low-Carb Monterey Chicken Casserole

Low-Carb Monterey Chicken Casserole Recipe – crustless chicken quiche that is great for lunch and dinner. Quick and easy to make and tastes delicious. It is so light and fluffy and cheesy! Chicken, spinach, Monterey jack cheese, sour cream French onion dip, heavy cream, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Can make it in advance and refrigerate or freeze for later.

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Easy Keto Chicken Casserole

This Low-Carb Monterey Chicken Casserole has been on repeat at our house. It is seriously delicious! Chicken, spinach, Monterey Jack cheese, eggs, sour cream, and heavy cream. Only takes a few minutes to make and it is ready to eat in about 30 minutes. Whip up a green salad or asparagus and dinner is done! You will never miss the carbs! 

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How to Make Low-Carb Monterey Chicken Casserole

This casserole is very easy to make with only a few simple ingredients. Place cooked chopped chicken in a baking dish that has been sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Top the chicken with Monterey jack cheese and spinach. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream, heavy whipping cream, garlic powder, and onion powder until smooth. Season with salt and black pepper to taste. Pour the egg mixture over the chicken and cheese in the casserole dish. Bake in a preheated oven until set.

Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

  • I use rotisserie chicken for the cooked chicken in this recipe.
  • Here is our recipe for Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chickenhttps://www.plainchicken.com/slow-cooker-rotisserie-chicken/
    • You can use any cooked chicken that you have on hand. Chicken breast, chicken thighs, chicken tenderloins, or canned chicken.
  • This recipe uses refrigerated sour cream French onion dip such as Helluva Good or Dean’s.
    • Can substitute plain sour cream and add extra onion powder.
  • You can add cooked mushrooms or peppers to the casserole.
    • If you don’t like spinach, you can substitute chopped broccoli florets.
  • I use Monterey Jack cheese in this recipe. You can use any cheese that you prefer. Mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, parmesan, or gouda would be delicious.
  • Can Low-Carb Chicken Casserole be made in advance? Yes! You can assemble the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight.
  • Can Keto Chicken Casserole be frozen? Yes! You can freeze the casserole baked or unbaked.
    • To bake the casserole after freezing, thaw completely and bake as directed.
    • To reheat after freezing, thaw completely and reheat in the microwave or covered in the oven at 350º for 35 to 45 minutes, until warm.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
baking dish of monterey chicken casserole

What to Serve with Low-Carb Chicken & Spinach Casserole

We absolutely LOVE this casserole. It is one of our go-to meals. We ate this for lunch and had the leftovers for dinner the same night. It is really, really delicious. We loved all the flavors! Serve this with a salad or green beans and a low-carb biscuit. Even if you aren’t doing a low-carb/keto diet, you are going to LOVE this easy casserole.

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serving a slice of chicken and spinach casserole from baking dish with text overlay

Low-Carb Monterey Chicken Casserole

Yield: 6 people
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Low-Carb Monterey Chicken Casserole Recipe – crustless chicken quiche that is great for lunch and dinner. Quick and easy to make and tastes delicious. It is so light and fluffy and cheesy! Chicken, spinach, Monterey jack cheese, sour cream French onion dip, heavy cream, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Can make it in advance and refrigerate or freeze for later.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups cooked chopped chicken
  • 1/2 (9-oz) package frozen spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated sour cream French Onion Dip
  • ½ tsp onion power
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly spray an 8×8-inch or 11×7-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • Spread cooked chicken and spinach in the bottom of the prepared pan. Top with shredded cheese.
  • Whisk together eggs, heavy cream, French onion dip, onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour egg mixture on top of the chicken mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes, until set.

Notes:

5 containers of french onion dip
  • This recipe uses refrigerated sour cream French onion dip such as Helluva Good or Dean’s.
    • Can substitute plain sour cream and add extra onion powder.
  • I use rotisserie chicken for the cooked chicken in this recipe.
  • Here is our recipe for Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken: https://www.plainchicken.com/slow-cooker-rotisserie-chicken/
    • You can use any cooked chicken that you have on hand. Chicken breast, chicken thighs, chicken tenderloins, or canned chicken.
  • You can add cooked mushrooms or peppers to the casserole.
    • If you don’t like spinach, you can substitute chopped broccoli florets.
  • I use Monterey Jack cheese in this recipe. You can use any cheese that you prefer. Mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, parmesan, or gouda would be delicious.
  • Can Low-Carb Chicken Casserole be made in advance? Yes! You can assemble the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it overnight.
  • Can Keto Chicken Casserole be frozen? Yes! You can freeze the casserole baked or unbaked.
    • To bake the casserole after freezing, thaw completely and bake as directed.
    • To reheat after freezing, thaw completely and reheat in the microwave or covered in the oven at 350º for 35 to 45 minutes, until warm.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
 

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