Zesty Chicken and Rice Casserole with Roasted Red Peppers

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy this zesty chicken and rice casserole with roasted red peppers – a hearty meal.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked instant rice
1
(14-oz.) can ready-to-serve chicken broth
1
(9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated grilled chicken strips
1
(7 or 7.25-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, chopped
1/4
cup halved pitted kalamata olives
1/3
cup purchased Italian salad dressing
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Cook rice in large saucepan as directed on package using chicken broth instead of water and salt.
  • 2 Add chicken, roasted peppers, olives and salad dressing; mix well. Cover; cook over low heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Pour mixture into ungreased 2 1/2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    900mg
    900%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    80%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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