Hot and Cheesy Chicken Casserole

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This one dish chicken casserole recipe features a delicious mix of broccoli, chicken, green chiles, and rice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 3 cup chopped cooked chicken

  • 1 14 ounce package frozen broccoli florets

  • 2 cup cooked rice*

  • 1 ½ cup frozen peas

  • 1 10.75 ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup

  • 1 10.75 ounce can condensed fiesta nacho cheese soup

  • 1 10-10.5 ounce can diced tomatoes and green chilies

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese (2 oz.)

  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz.)

  • 1 cup crushed rich round crackers

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place chicken in bottom of a 13x9x2-inch baking dish or 3-quart rectangular casserole. In large bowl combine broccoli, rice, and peas. Spread mixture over the chicken. In medium bowl combine cream of chicken soup, nacho cheese soup, diced tomatoes, milk, and crushed red pepper. Stir in 1/4 cup of the cheddar cheese and 1/4 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Pour mixture over broccoli mixture in baking dish. Sprinkle crushed crackers evenly over all. Top with remaining cheddar and mozzarella cheeses.

  2. Bake, uncovered, 35 to 40 minutes or until topping is golden. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

  3. *If you do not have leftover rice, cook 2/3 cup long grain white rice or brown rice in 1-1/3 cups boiling water for 15 minutes (40 minutes for brown rice) or until water is absorbed.

Tips

*If you do not have leftover rice, cook 2/3 cup long grain white rice or brown rice in 1-1/3 cups boiling water for 15 minutes (40 minutes for brown rice) or until water is absorbed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

354 Calories
15g Fat
29g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 354
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 886mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 25.4mg 127%
Calcium 201.9mg 16%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Potassium 316mg 7%
Folate, total 52.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*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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