Cheese Loaded Chicken and Bacon Casserole

Needing comfort food for those colder nights? This casserole is full of meaty, carby goodness! Serving up a generous portion for two of you, this tasty dish is sure to get your mouth watering after a busy day!

With crispy bacon, soft potatoes, succulent chicken and our creamy Westminster Cheddar, the range of textures and lush flavours make for the perfect mid-week treat!

Top tip! Double up the recipe for the family and hide in some greens such as broccoli or peas to help the kids get their 5-a-day!


  • Preparation and Cooking Time: 1 hour 40 mins
  • Skill Level: Easy
  • Serves: 2
Chicken & Bacon Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 heaped teaspoon sugar
  • 3 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 medium-sized potatoes
  •  220g (8 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 slices Canadian bacon
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 heaping cup shredded Westminster Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 stalk scallion (green part only)

Method

  1. Get your oven heated to 200C (350°F)
  2. Lightly grease a 9" x 9" baking pan with some butter
  3. Add in the salt, pepper and sugar to the heavy whipping cream, lightly stirring
  4. Peel and chop the potatoes
  5. Get chopping the chicken!
  6. Spread the potatoes and chicken in one layer, sprinkling over chopped bacon, scallions, butter and most importantly, half of the Westminster Cheddar!
  7. Throw in any other veg you fancy, go on, go crazy!
  8. Pour the heavy cream concoction over the top, cover with foil and bake for 1 hour
  9. Uncover the pan and bake for a further 30 minutes
  10. In the last (but important!) 10 mins, sprinkle the remains of the cheddar cheese and bake until gorgeously crispy
  11. Serve immediately for the perfect carb-fest comfort food!