Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake

Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake

Wow, this Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake is everything. I figured I would like this but I was not prepared for how good it actually tastes. SO good. I wanted to do another bubble up casserole since they’re so popular, and I liked the idea of trying to combine the flavors of barbecue chicken and baked beans. The finished product is filling, flavorful and easy to make – I’m really excited for y’all to try it and love it too! I mean, chicken, bacon, cheese, beans, barbecue sauce, fluffy biscuits…what’s not to love? Plus a serving of this Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake is just 375 calories or 9 Green, 6 Blue or 6 Purple myWW SmartPoints!

Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake

Just a note, the nutrition facts for barbecue sauces can vary dramatically, so the barbecue sauce you use can affect the calories or Weight Watchers points for this recipe. I used Stubbs Original which only has 6 grams of carbs and 4 grams of sugar per 2 tablespoon serving. Plus, it’s delicious. If you want the nutrition information to stay about the same I recommend looking for a sauce that is similarly lower in carbs – it can make a big difference!

You can use leftover chicken breast or rotisserie breast for this recipe, but my favorite way to make shredded chicken to use in recipes is this super simple slow cooker method.

Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake

Looking for more easy, lightened up comfort food casseroles like this Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake? Check out my Meat and Potatoes BakeBubble Up Chicken Alfredo Bake, Cottage Pie, Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Potato Bake, Layered Chicken Enchilada Bake, Chili Cornbread Bake, Teriyaki Chicken and Rice Casserole, Bubble Up Chicken Pot Pie Casserole, Chicken Parmesan Quinoa Bake, Cheesy Chicken Broccoli and Rice Casserole, Bubble Up Pizza Casserole, Chicken Cordon Bleu Pasta Bake, Sausage and Stuffing Brunch Bake, Deep Dish Sloppy Joe Casserole, Bubble Up Enchilada Casserole and many more in the casserole section of my recipe index!

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Bubble Up BBQ Chicken and Beans Bake

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices center cut bacon
  • 12 oz cooked, shredded or chopped skinless chicken breast
  • 15.5 oz can of navy beans (or white beans, boston beans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce (I use Stubbs Original and highly recommend it)
  • 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 (7.5 oz) can of refrigerated biscuit dough, biscuits cut into quarters (I used Wegmans brand, but Pillsbury also makes them – if you can only find Grands, weigh out 7.5 ounces and cut them into small bite-sized pieces)
  • 4 oz (1 cup) 50% reduced fat shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350. Lightly mist a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. Cook the bacon according to package directions until crisp and set on paper towels to dry. Chop into smaller pieces.
  3. Place the chicken, beans, barbecue sauce, tomato sauce and chopped bacon in the baking dish and stir together until combined. Add the biscuit pieces and stir in to coat. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle the cheddar cheese over the top. Return to the oven for another 15 minutes until the casserole is hot and the biscuits have bubbled up. Slice into 6 pieces and serve.

MyWW SmartPoints per (1/6th of the recipe) serving: (SP calculated using the recipe builder on weightwatchers.com)

Green: 9 SmartPoints/ Blue: 6 SmartPoints/ Purple: 6 SmartPoints

Weight Watchers PointsPlus:
9 per serving (PP calculated using a PointsPlus calculator and the nutrition info below)

Nutrition Information:
375 calories, 45 g carbs, 11 g sugar, 7 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 33 g protein, 4 g fiber (from myfitnesspal.com)

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