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Wednesday, May 01 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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