Cooking at Home - Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Bake

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Published Saturday, September 5, 2020

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PICT RECIPE Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Bake - USDA
Cheesy Chicken Broccoli and Rice Bake - USDA

  • Makes: 12 servings

A great recipe to use leftover chicken that has been properly handled combined with broccoli, cheese, onions, garlic, and brown rice to create a quick dinner.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups rice
  • 1/4 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (chopped)
  • 1 cup milk (skim)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup (10.75 ounces, condensed, 98% fat-free)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, low-fat (grated)
  • 2 cups chicken (shredded, cooked)
  • 2 cups broccoli (pieces)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350deg F. In large saucepan bring water to boil. Add rice, onion, and garlic. Cook for about 20 minutes or until rice is soft.
  2. While rice is cooking combine milk, soup, salt, and pepper, mix well. When rice is done combine with milk mixture, chicken and broccoli, mix well.
  3. Grease 9 x 13 pan and pour mixture into pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 18 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake for another 6 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately.

Source: Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service, Healthy Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 Cup

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

239

Total Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Cholesterol

26 mg

Sodium

405 mg

Carbohydrates

37 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

3 g

Added Sugars included

0 g

Protein

14 g

Vitamin D

1 mcg

Calcium

111 mg

Iron

2 mg

Potassium

263 mg

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