Cheesy Baked Chicken and Rice

Cheesy Baked Chicken and Rice

Cheesy Baked Chicken and Rice

Bake chicken with rice and Progresso beans for an apt fall dinner.
1 pouch (10 oz) yellow rice mix
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion (1 large)
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped carrot
2 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1 can (10 oz) diced tomatoes with green chiles, undrained
2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese (8 oz)


Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13×9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook rice as directed on package.

Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion, bell pepper and carrot in oil 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.

In large bowl, mix hot cooked rice, onion mixture, chicken, beans, tomatoes and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese. Spoon mixture into baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

Cover; bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until mixture is bubbly.
Nutrition Information
320 Calories, 11g Total Fat, 13g Protein, 41g Total Carbohydrate

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