Chicken, Spinach and Squash Casserole

Kaci: Thesouthernrd
by Kaci: Thesouthernrd
6 Servings
45 min

Summer is almost over, which means we are using up the last of our squash and zucchini. This is where the inspiration for this chicken, spinach and squash casserole came from!

This casserole is a delicious comfort dish without being too heavy as it is loaded with vegetables and lean protein. And it comes together fairly quickly making it a great weeknight meal for your family!

If you are looking for new ways to use up squash and zucchini from the summer, this casserole is it!!

Panko bread crumbs are incorporated in the casserole to help it stay together and placed on top for a crunchy topping!

The casserole is loaded with fresh squash, zucchini and spinach providing a ton of vitamin and minerals.

This is the perfect comfort meal to end the summer with!

Chicken, Spinach and Squash Casserole
Recipe details
  • 6  Servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 45 min
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  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 2 yellow squash, diced
  • 2 zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 8oz bag of fresh spinach
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 3 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet on medium hight heat.
Add onion, garlic, squash, and zucchini and cook until softened (about 5 minutes)
Add the spinach and let cook until wilted (about 3 minutes)
Add the cooked chicken and stir to combine.
season with salt, pepper and oregano.
Transfer to a large bowl and add both cheeses and 1/4 cup of the panko bread crumbs.
Mix well and transfer to a 9x13 casserole dish.
Melt butter in a small bowl and mix with remaining 1 cup of bread crumbs. Sprinkle on top of casserole
Bake, uncovered for 30 minutes