Whip up this Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole and fuel up on chicken, melty cheddar cheese, fulfilling white rice, and loads of your favorite vegetables.
Stir the rice, soup, water, vegetables, and onion powder in a 2-quart 12″ x 8″ shallow baking dish.
Top with chicken. Season chicken as desired. Cover.
Bake at 375° F, for 45 minutes or until done. Top with cheese.
Chicken, veggies, and cheese. It’s not often you can get all your favorite foods in one, and this Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole makes it look easy. That’s because it is! With chunks of tender chicken breast, fresh veggies, cheese, and fluffy white rice– it’s our top last-minute Monday night chicken dish.
For this recipe, we chose a medley of bite-size veggies including broccoli, thinly sliced bell peppers, carrots, pea pods, and bean sprouts. However, you can make this recipe all yours by adding your ideal vegetables or try one of our worldly versions, mentioned below.
Besides its versatility, this dish will be done faster than you can say Cheddar, Chicken and Rice Casserole, and with a simple three-step recipe, it’s so easy a caveman could do it! Okay, maybe we’re exaggerating a tad.
Essentially, you’ll spend five minutes prepping and combining your ingredients and then about 45 minutes letting your oven do the heavy lifting. Then, while you kick back and wait for your casserole to cook, you can rest assured knowing that clean-up will also be an absolute breeze.
Taste of Italy: In place of onion powder use 1 tsp Italian seasoning. Substitute ⅓ cup shredded Parmesan cheese for Cheddar.
Mexican Fiesta: In place of onion powder use 1 tsp chili powder. Substitute Mexican cheese blend for Cheddar.
Another helpful Recipe Tip: Substitute frozen vegetables for fresh vegetables or Success® Brown Rice for white rice.