Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole

Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole

Looking for a yummy casserole recipe? This old-fashioned chicken and rice main dish is truly comfort food at its best.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
4
PREP TIME
25 mins

Chicken Alfredo and Rice Casserole

Looking for a yummy casserole recipe? This old-fashioned chicken and rice main dish is truly comfort food at its best.

Ingredients
  • 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
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Directions
1. 
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.
2. 
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) 1068.98, vit. C (mg) 40.15, Thiamin (mg) 0.42, Riboflavin (mg) 0.28, Niacin (mg) 9.67, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.55, Folate (g) 116.92, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.37, sodium (mg) 672, Potassium (mg) 366, calcium (mg) 222.13, iron (mg) 3.78, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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