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Monday, August 26 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: 4
Prep Time: 25 mins
    1    10 ounce container  refrigerated light Alfredo pasta sauce
    1/2   cup   milk
    2 1/2   cups   cooked white rice or wild rice
    2    cups   cubed cooked chicken
    1    cup   frozen peas
    1/3   cup   chopped bottled roasted red sweet peppers
    1/4   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
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: cal. (kcal) 456, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 97, sat. fat (g) 8, carb. (g) 45, Monosaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 7, pro. (g) 32, vit. A (IU) 1069, vit. C (mg) 40, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 10, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (µg) 117, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 672, Potassium (mg) 366, calcium (mg) 222, iron (mg) 4, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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