Chicken and Rice Casserole Bake

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 2-quart baking dish (or a larger dish if desired).
  • In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt 1/4 cup butter.
  • Whisk in flour; stir for 1 minute.
  • Add in the minced garlic; stir for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the evaporated milk or half and half cream (if using), and the broth; keep whisking until smooth and thick (about 2-3 minutes).
  • Add in the 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, season with salt and pepper.
  • Add in the cooked rice, chicken, mushrooms, green pepper and pimiento; mix to combine.
  • Transfer the mixture to a prepared baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with more grated Parmesan cheese if desired.
  • Bake, uncovered for 30-35 minutes, or until bubbly, and heated through.
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