Savory Chicken Pesto Casserole
- Prep Time: 20 min
- Cook Time: 50 min
- Total Time: 1 hr 10 min
- Yield: 4 overflowing 9 oz ramekins
Full of flavor and made with fresh veggies like bell peppers, spinach and sundried tomatoes, our Savory Pesto Chicken Casserole is the perfect party dish.
½ cup water
2 tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1 box Simple Mills Artisan Bread Mix
1 cup shredded chicken
1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup spinach, chopped
¼ cup sundried tomatoes, chopped
1 cup coconut or almond milk
½ cup basil pesto
½ teaspoon sea salt
Instructions:PREHEAT oven to 350F and grease an 8x8-baking dish.
WHISK the eggs, water, olive oil and vinegar in a large bowl and then add the
the artisan bread mix; whisk until well combined.
ADD to the baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes
out clean. Let bread cool and then cut into one-inch cubes.
PREHEAT oven to 400F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and drizzle with olive oil; toast bread cubes for 10-15 minutes.
ADD the bread cubes, shredded chicken, bell peppers, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes in a large bowl. Toss quickly.
WHISK additional eggs, milk, basil pesto and salt together in a seperate bowl, and then add it to the bread mixture. Mix until thoroughly combined and all the bread is soaked.
ADD the bread casserole to 4, 9oz ramekins and bake for 20-25 minutes.
Tips:Make the bread ahead of time so you can quickly cut the bread in to cubes and toast before assembling.