Chicken and Rice Casserole with Spinach and Mushrooms

This delicious, cheesy casserole made with Success® Brown Rice, chicken, mushrooms and spinach requires little time and effort and is loaded with flavor.

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Chicken and Rice Casserole with Spinach and Mushrooms

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings
SERVES 4
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped Italian parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 package (4 oz) mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 cups shredded, cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • You can’t go wrong with this Chicken and Rice Casserole with Spinach and Mushrooms made with Success® Boil-in-Bag Brown Rice. It’s made with simple ingredients you probably have on hand but is loaded with comforting flavors. After trying it, you’ll want to make it time and time again!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, combine ricotta, Parmesan and parsley in a small bowl. Reserve.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and garlic and sauté for 2 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Add mushrooms and wine to skillet. Continue to cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 4

  • Add spinach and chicken to skillet. Stir until spinach is wilted and chicken is heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir in rice, salt and pepper.

    Step 5

  • Serve casserole topped with dollops of reserved cheese mixture.

Class Act Casserole

Have a hungry family to feed, but not a lot of time for cooking? Give this simple and deliciously cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole with Spinach and Mushrooms a try and watch your family clean their plates!

This hearty meal made with Success® Brown Rice, chicken, Parmesan and ricotta cheese takes only 20 minutes to make and is a great way to up your veggie intake for the day with ingredients like baby spinach, mushrooms, onion and garlic.

Make it Your Own

If you have some picky eaters at home, feel free to customize this to make everyone happy. Add extra cheese to make the hefty dose of veggies more appealing. Or, if mushrooms and spinach aren’t your children’s favorite mix, try using another vegetable that your kids prefer. You could even try our Cheddar and Broccoli Casserole with Quinoa instead by swapping out just a few ingredients! A few simple tweaks here and there can quickly and easily turn this into one of your family’s favorite new recipes.