Monday, October 28, 2013

Skinny BBQ Chicken Mashed Potato Bake

Ahh...mashed potatoes. One of my very favorite comfort foods. I love them but they don't seem to love me (or at least my thighs, anyway!) That is why I rarely make them. But today is cold and yucky and I had a major work out yesterday so, I figured, why not? This casserole is so warm and comforting and I did manage to make it skinny. The leftovers are fantastic too. My whole family loved this and I see it being on the meal rotation a lot this winter!

Skinny BBQ Chicken Mashed Potato Bake
Serves 8
Cal 242, Carbs 25.1, Fat 6.8, Fiber 1, Protein 20.3

6 large baking potatoes, boiled, drained, and mashed
8 slices precooked bacon, crumbled and divided
1.5 cups shredded reduced fat cheddar cheese, divided
1/2 cup fat free milk
1/3 cup light sour cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded
1/3 cup barbecue sauce
3 sliced green onions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Stir together mashed potatoes, milk, half of the bacon, one cup of the shredded cheese, salt, pepper, and sour cream.

Spoon potato mixture into a lightly greased baking dish. Arrange chicken on top of the potatoes and drizzle with bbq sauce.

Sprinkle evenly with remaining  bacon and cheddar cheese.

Bake 20-25 minutes or until casserole is thoroughly heated and cheese is melted. Top with sliced green onions. Enjoy!


  1. Looks great and I love that it is Skinny!

  2. This sounds like a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes and chicken breast! Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

  3. My family would love this. Pinning!

  4. What a terrific recipe, definitely need to give this a try!

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow


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