Ready to meet your family's new favorite casserole? This one's got it all—chicken, rice and veggies in a creamy sauce—all topped by a buttery crumb crust.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1/2 cup (1/2 of 8-oz. tub) PHILADELPHIA Chive & Onion Cream Cheese Spread
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 cups CLASSICO Tomato and Basil Pasta Sauce
2-1/2 cups cooked whole grain brown rice
2 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 cup frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, green beans, peas)
1/4 cup PLANTERS Sliced Almonds, toasted
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
1 Tbsp. butter, melted
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350°F.
Mix cream cheese spread, milk and seasonings in large bowl until blended. Stir in pasta sauce. Add rice, chicken, vegetables, nuts, and basil; mix well.
Spoon into 1-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray; cover.
Bake 30 min. Uncover and stir. Combine remaining ingredients; sprinkle over casserole. Bake 20 to 25 min. or until casserole is heated through and topping is golden brown. Let stand 5 min. before serving.
Add 1/8 tsp. garlic powder to the bread crumb mixture before sprinkling over casserole.
Serve with a bagged green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing, such as Italian or Ranch.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 47g
Dietary Fibers 6g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.