And left overs for lunch tomorrow. This was delicious! Lay the chicken breasts on top and pour the enchilada sauce on top of the whole dish. 0. Cause the family is gonna eat this right up. Very tasty...I'm already looking forward to having leftovers for lunch today! 337 calories; protein 25.3g; carbohydrates 11.5g; fat 21g; cholesterol 76.7mg; sodium 363.2mg. This Black Bean and Rice Casserole recipe makes a lot, so feel free to half the recipe or freeze half for later. Copyright © 2007-2020 Stephanie Parker | Plain Chicken, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Once the taco meat is cooked set it aside to cool. It would have been soggy otherwise!) Main reason I chose it was to use up some ingredients included in the dish. Roast beef is a classic main dish for holidays, family get-togethers, and elegant dinners alike. Season with salt and pepper, stir to combine. Cook and stir until zucchini is lightly browned and chicken is heated through. This recipe is definitely going into our favorites recipe file. A Mexican-inspired casserole dish, made by baking together rice, chicken, courgette, mushrooms, black beans, chillies and cheese. Combine the drained beans, corn, 1 cup of the salsa, green chili peppers, and half of the cilantro. No gift befits the food-obsessed people in your life like a cookbook. It would have been soggy otherwise!) If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption. Bake for 25 minutes. In large bowl, mix the cooked rice, onion, zucchini, chicken, mushrooms, beans, chiles, and 1/2 the cheese. I did make a few modifications due to personal tastes but kept pretty much the same ingredients. Allrecipes is part of the Meredith Food Group. The swiss was good but I think I'd like to try this with cheddar instead or in addition. I subbed just over a cup of sliced bell peppers that I sauteed with the chicken instead of the zuchinni and mushrooms (no decent zuchinni around here in Jan. and I don't like mushrooms). My boyfriend LOVED IT, and I will make it again and again! I am actually pregnant right now & have been directed by my midwives to have some sort of hearty meal with plenty of protein & complex carbs (yay for brown rice!) Uncover, and continue baking 10 minutes, or until bubbly and lightly browned. You could even add some chicken or taco meat to the dish and have a full meal. Layer with four tortillas, a third of the chicken mixture and 1 cup cheese. Preheat oven to 350º F. Lightly spray a 9×13-inch pan with cooking spray. Step 2 Bake at 375°F. I needed a good casserole recipe to take to a friend's house. https://crockpotladies.com/recipe/crock-pot-chicken-and-black-beans While you’re here, grab this recipe for Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken, too! YUM! I wasn't sure if I liked this at first but it really grew on me the second day. It's not that it was bad, just not good. This Mexican Casserole is super easy to make. SO easy and it tastes great. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. Stir in the tomatoes, salsa, cumin, salt, oregano and pepper. Add the rice, broth, salsa, butter, and salt to the pan and whisk together. Pin this recipe to your favorite board now to remember it later! Meanwhile, sauté onion, bell pepper, and carrot in hot oil in a medium skillet over medium heat 10 minutes or until tender. Can make in advance and refrigerate or freeze for later. The only part I didn't like was the prep work. I did closer to 2/3 cup of carrots and did a mix of cheddar and monteray jack cheeses. Privacy Policy. I liked it a lot as well but would probably change up a few things in the future. 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