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Cheesy Ranch Chicken and Rice Casserole

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings: 6
Cheesy Ranch Chicken and Potatoes Casserole for dinner tonight! It is so easy to make, even the littles will love eating it!

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Clove Garlic minced
  • 1/2 Cup Minced Mushrooms
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Ranch Seasoning Mix
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1/2 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 Cups Cooked Chicken chopped
  • 1 Heaping Cup Sliced Carrots steamed
  • 1 Heaping Cup Broccoli steamed
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup White or Brown Rice
  • 1 Cup Frozen Peas *optional
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Colby Jack or Cheddar Cheese sliced (about 9-12 slices)

Instructions

  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the butter until melted, and then the mushrooms and garlic.
  • Stir occasionally for 1-2 minutes then quickly whisk in the flour.
  • Allow to cook for 30 seconds more and add the ranch, milk and broth, whisking until it begins to simmer.
  • Cook 2-3 minutes or until thickened.
  • Spray an 8x9" baking dish with nonstick spray then add the chicken, veggies, additional broth, water, sauce and rice.
  • Stir to combine and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Remove from the oven and stir in the peas and any additional seasoning, sampling to get the rice flavorful.
  • Top with cheese and bake for another 15-20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.

    Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Ranch Chicken and Rice Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 189 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 695mg30%
Potassium 208mg6%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.