Easy Chicken and Rice

Easy Chicken and Rice

Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to this chicken and rice recipe made using vegetables - a delightful dinner ready in 30 minutes.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2 1/4
cups water
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (about 3 cups)
2
small red or yellow bell peppers, cut into bite-size strips (about 2 cups)
8
medium green onions with tops, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup tomato pasta sauce
1/2
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken (from 2-lb chicken)
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (4 oz)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in deep 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook mushrooms, bell peppers, onions and garlic in oil 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat until rice is cooked.
  3. Stir rice, pasta sauce, broth, chicken and 1/2 cup of the cheese into vegetable mixture; cook over medium-low heat about 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is hot. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the parsley.
Makes 6 servings (about 1 1/4 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
You can use either curly-leaf or flat-leaf parsley for this recipe. When purchasing parsley, look for a bunch with bright-green leaves that show no sign of wilting.
Make this dish extra colorful by using 1 red bell pepper and 1 yellow bell pepper.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 840mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.