Chicken Rice Casserole With Veggies Recipe

This chicken rice casserole with veggies is a hearty and nutritious one-pot meal. Tender chicken pieces are combined with fluffy rice, colorful vegetables, and a creamy sauce. The casserole is baked to perfection, resulting in a comforting and flavorful dish. It's a great option for a weeknight dinner or a potluck gathering. The combination of protein, grains, and vegetables makes it a well-balanced meal that the whole family will enjoy.

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45minstotal
20minsPrep
25minsCook
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25m.Cook
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Ingredients for Chicken Rice Casserole With Veggies Recipe

  • 0.33 cup Cooked Chicken, Diced
  • 0.17 cup Uncooked Rice
  • 0.33 cup Chicken Broth
  • 0.17 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.33 Carrots, Sliced
  • 0.17 cup Mixed Vegetables
  • 0.17 cup Shredded Cheese
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Optional: Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Chicken Rice Casserole With Veggies Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a casserole dish.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add diced chicken and cook until browned.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, minced garlic, and sliced carrots to the skillet. Cook until the vegetables are tender.
  • STEP 4.Stir in uncooked rice, chicken broth, and your choice of seasonings. Bring to a boil.
  • STEP 5.Transfer the mixture to the greased casserole dish. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Remove the foil and sprinkle shredded cheese on top. Bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 7.Let the casserole cool for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.
  • STEP 8.Serve the chicken rice casserole with veggies hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Feel free to add other vegetables like peas, bell peppers, or broccoli to the casserole.
  • You can use any type of cheese you prefer, such as cheddar, mozzarella, or Monterey Jack.
  • For added flavor, you can season the chicken with spices like paprika, thyme, or Italian seasoning.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, simply place the casserole in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes or until heated through.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To serve, reheat the casserole in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes or until heated through.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro for added freshness and flavor.
Nutrition
value
443
calories per serving
10 g Fat22 g Protein64 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    10g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Carbs
    64g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    64g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    10g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    90mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    340mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    65mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    60mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    117mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    303mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp