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Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole

Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole recipe
Recipe and Photo by: Better Homes and Gardens
Cheesy chicken and rice casserole gets a Tex-Mex spin with kicked-up ingredients like green chili peppers and chili powder.
time
prep:
20 min
total:
50 min
servings
total:
Makes 6 servings.

What You Need

1/2
cup  chopped onion (1 medium)
1
 tablespoon olive oil
1
 6.9-ounce package chicken-flavored rice and vermicelli mix
1
 14-ounce can chicken broth
2
cups  water
2
cups  chopped cooked chicken or turkey
1
cup  chopped seeded tomatoes (2 medium)
3
tablespoons  canned diced green chile peppers, drained
1
 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1-1/2
teaspoons  chili powder
1/8
 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8
 teaspoon black pepper
1/2
cup  shredded cheddar cheese (2 ounces)

Make It

1. In a medium saucepan cook onion in hot oil over medium heat until tender. Stir in rice and vermicelli mix (including seasoning package); cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in broth and water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes (liquid will not be fully absorbed).

2. Transfer the rice mixture to a large bowl. Stir in chicken, tomatoes, chile peppers, basil, chili powder, cumin, and black pepper. Transfer to a 2-quart casserole.

3. Bake, covered, in a 425 degree F oven for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Makes 6 servings.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Make Ahead Directions
Prepare as above through step 1. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Bake, covered, in a 425 degree F oven about 40 minutes or until heated through. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
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