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Taco Rice Casserole

This easy Chicken Taco Rice Casserole recipe is an easy dump and bake recipe that is ready in no time and that the entire family will love!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Cooling Time5 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Fusion, Mexican
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 414kcal
Cost: $11.21

Equipment

  • measuring cups
  • 9 x 13 baking dish
  • Measuring spoons
  • mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon

Ingredients

TACO RICE CASSEROLE:

  • 3 cups shredded chicken
  • 2 cups instant rice uncooked
  • 2 cups grated Mexican cheese divided
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 cups sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 15 ounce canned black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen corn

GARNISHES:

  • Chopped cilantro
  • Diced avocado
  • Tortilla strips

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a 9x13 baking dish and spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine the chicken, rice, 1 1/2 cup grated Mexican cheese, salsa, sour cream, taco seasoning, black beans, and corn. Stir to combine.
  • Pour mixture into prepared pan, sprinkle with remaining cheese and cover tightly with foil. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Cool for 5 minutes, and serve with garnishes.

Nutrition

Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 998mg | Potassium: 600mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 265mg | Iron: 4mg