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Saturday, March 23 2013

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


Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole
Recipe from 
Servings: Serves 4.
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
     10-oz. container  refrigerated light Alfredo pasta sauce
    1/2  cup  milk
    2-1/2  cups  cooked white rice or wild rice
     cups  cubed cooked chicken
     cup  frozen peas
    1/3  cup  chopped bottled roasted red sweet peppers
    1/4  cup  slivered almonds, toasted (optional)
     Tbsp.  snipped fresh basil or 1/2 tsp. dried basil, crushed
     cup  soft bread crumbs
     Tbsp.  butter, melted
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.
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 information
Per serving: Calories 456, Total Fat 16 g, Saturated Fat 8 g, Monounsaturated Fat 3 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 97 mg, Sodium 672 mg, Carbohydrate 45 g, Total Sugar 7 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 32 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 68%, Calcium 22%, Iron 21%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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