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BBQ Chicken Quinoa Casserole
5 from 2 votes

BBQ Chicken Quinoa Casserole

Learn how to make this BBQ Chicken Quinoa Casserole that is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: BBQ Chicken Quinoa Casserole
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 447kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked quinoa 1 cup uncooked
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts cooked and shredded
  • 1 cup shredded cheese I used a mix of shredded pepper jack and mozzarella as that's what I had on hand
  • 15 oz black beans one 15 oz can, drained and rinsed
  • 1.5 cups whole-kernel corn canned or frozen (then thawed)
  • 15 oz chopped tomatoes one 15 oz can, drained
  • 16 oz.  cauliflower rice make your own or buy premade
  • 1/2 cup homemade BBQ sauce or your favorite store bought
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • salt + pepper

Toppings:

  • BBQ Sauce
  • Avocado
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Green onions
  • Sour Cream
  • Chipotle Ranch

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl mix together 3 cups cooked quinoa, shredded cooked chicken, cheese, black beans, corn, chopped tomatoes, cauliflower rice, bbq sauce and chopped green onions. Stir until combined and add additional bbq sauce if necessary.
  • Transfer the quinoa mixture to a large baking dish and smooth the top with a large spatula. Bake at 375 degrees F for approximately 20-25 minutes, or until warmed through. Remove from oven and drizzle with additional bbq sauce, sour cream and sprinkle with fresh chopped red onion, green onion and cilantro.

Nutrition

Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 642mg | Potassium: 1174mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 325IU | Vitamin C: 45.5mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 4.5mg
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword BBQ Chicken Quinoa Casserole
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