Chicken Breasts with Wild Rice Alfredo

Wild rice and mushrooms bring a rustic flavor to an updated version of the classic chicken and pasta dish.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 2 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 3

Ingredients

3/4
cup uncooked wild rice, rinsed and drained
1/2
can (14 oz) roasted garlic-seasoned chicken broth
1/2
cup water
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
3
boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 lb)
1 1/2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2
jar (7 oz) roasted red bell peppers, drained and chopped
1
cup Alfredo pasta sauce
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat wild rice, broth and water to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 45 to 60 minutes or until rice kernels are open and almost tender; drain if necessary. Stir in thyme. Spread rice in ungreased 9x9-inch glass baking dish.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in butter 8 to10 minutes, turning once, until brown. Place on cooked rice. Add mushrooms to skillet. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned. Stir in bell peppers and Alfredo sauce; pour over chicken.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 45 to 55 minutes or until mixture is bubbly and juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    720
    (
    Calories from Fat
    360),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    41g
    41%
    (Saturated Fat
    21g,
    21%
    Trans Fat
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    180mg
    180%;
    Sodium
    820mg
    820%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    44g
    44%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    60%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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