Southwest Chicken & Rice Casserole

“A hearty comfort-food dinner with a little zing. If you like more heat in yours, use pepper-jack cheese instead of regular monterey jack cheese. Cuts into nice square servings. Serve with a green salad and dinner's complete!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Grease 2 quart or 8x8 casserole dish.
  2. Prepare rice as directed to make 2 cups of cooked rice.
  3. Saute 2 chicken breasts in a shallow pan using olive oil, salt and pepper until done. Chop chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Pour mixture into greased (or sprayed) casserole dish.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes. Cut into squares and serve.

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