Everyone’s favorite football finger food gets its day in the sun as the main dish. The addition of chicken gives the Jalapeño Popper Casserole more meat—literally and figuratively. The result is a creamy, spicy dinner that will remind you of your Sunday afternoon get-togethers. Jalapeño Popper Casserole is Keto-friendly but can be served alongside a grain for the non-Keto crowd.
Ingredients• 3-4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, and cubed • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder • 1/2 cup heavy cream • 6 jalapeño peppers, seeded and diced • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded • 6 slices bacon, optional, cooked and chopped
To begin, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
Prepare a 9x13 inch casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
Place the chicken in the casserole dish, leaving space between the chicken cubes.
Blend together the cream cheese, garlic powder, and heavy cream.
Pour the cream mixture over the chicken.
Top with the diced jalapeños and cheese.
Bake for 40-45 minutes.
Top with the bacon bits and serve.