Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole

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Looking for a yummy casserole recipe? This old-fashioned chicken and rice main dish is truly comfort food at its best.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
75 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 10 ounce container refrigerated light Alfredo pasta sauce

  • ½ cup milk

  • 2 ½ cup cooked white rice or wild rice

  • 2 cup cubed cooked chicken

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • cup chopped bottled roasted red sweet peppers

  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil or 1/2 tsp. dried basil, crushed

  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl combine pasta sauce and milk. Stir in rice, chicken, peas, sweet peppers, nuts, and basil. Transfer to 1-1/2-quart baking dish.

  2. Bake, covered, 30 minutes. Uncover and stir. Combine bread crumbs and melted butter; sprinkle atop. Bake, uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes more or until heated through and crumbs are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

456 Calories
16g Fat
45g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 456
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 672mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 40.2mg 201%
Calcium 222.1mg 17%
Iron 3.8mg 21%
Potassium 366mg 8%
Folate, total 116.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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