Southwest Chicken Bean and Rice Casserole

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by *Parsley*

A nice easy casserole. Serve with a dallop of light sour cream on top; if desired. Sometimes I add some corn to the chicken mixture.

Top Review by Prana Princess

Very easy and tastes good, too. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray a 13" x 9" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter; add rice, salt and diced tomatoes w/ pepper/onion. Heat through and pour into bottom of prepared baking pan. Sprinkle 1 cup of the cheese over top.
  3. In same skillet, over med-high heat, sautee onion in the oil until translucent. Add diced cooked chicken, enchilada sauce, black beans, pepper, salt, adobo, cumin and 1 tbsp cilantro. Stir and heat through. Pour over top of mixture already in the baking pan.
  4. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheddar cheese over top. (then scatter optional sliced black olives over cheese, if using them). Sprinkle with 2 tsp cilantro.
  5. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.

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