Creamy Chicken and Rice Bake

Creamy Chicken and Rice Bake

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
45 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
8

Creamy Chicken and Rice Bake is a quick and hearty meal for your family! Terrific to serve on a hectic day. Ready in just 1 hour.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 pkg. (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (10 3/4 fl. oz.) cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bag (16 oz.) frozen broccoli, cauliflower and carrot medley, thawed
  • 2 cups cubed, precooked chicken
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked instant white rice
  • 1/2 cup (2 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 13 x 9-inch baking dish.

COMBINE evaporated milk and cream cheese in baking dish with wire whisk until smooth. Add soup, water, garlic powder and pepper; mix well. Add vegetables, chicken and rice. Cover tightly with foil.

BAKE for 35 minutes. Uncover; top with cheese. Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is bubbly. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

FOR FREEZE AHEAD:
PREPARE
as above; do not bake. Do not top with cheddar cheese. Cover; freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

BAKE, covered, for 45 to 55 minutes. Uncover; top with cheddar cheese. Bake for an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and mixture is bubbly. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/8 of recipe
  • Calories 370
  • Calories from Fat 120

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 13g 20%
  • Saturated Fat 7g 35%
  • Cholesterol 65mg 22%
  • Sodium 610mg 26%
  • Carbohydrates 42g 14%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 20g
  • Vitamin A 25%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 20%
  • Iron 15%

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