Cheesy chicken and sweet potato casserole

6 servings Prep: 10 mins, Cooking: 30 mins
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Tuck into this deliciously wholesome family-style bake.

By Food24 July 11 2012
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Ingredients (10)

4 sweet potatoes — peeled and thinly sliced
250 g spinach — frozen, creamed
50 g cheddar cheese — grated
3 ml nutmeg — ground
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
600 g chicken breast fillets
125 ml milk
40 g breadcrumbs — seasoned
250 ml sour cream — or plain yoghurt
50 g cheddar cheese — grated
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Preheat oven to 190ºC.

Layer sweet potatoes in a greased heat-resistant casserole dish. Spread spinach over sweet potatoes, sprinkle with cheese, nutmeg and seasoning.

Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper then dip in sour cream (or yoghurt), and then in breadcrumbs. Arrange on top of spinach.

Mix leftover milk and sour cream and pour over chicken.

Cover and bake in the oven for 30 -40 minutes until the breasts are cooked through.

Remove from the oven and sprinkle with more cheddar cheese, place under grill to brown and bubble.

Serve warm.

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