Chicken Rice Florentine Casserole

Chicken Rice Florentine Casserole

Why not try making our recipe for Chicken Rice Florentine Casserole, easy to make, this one is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
  • 55 MINS

    Cooking Time

  • 20 MINS

    Prep Time

  • 4 People

    Serves

  • 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 package (300 g.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 package Knorr® Vegetable Dry Soup Mix
  • 2 cups (500 mL) instant rice
  • 2 cups (500 mL) rotisserie chicken or cut-up cooked chicken
  • 1 can (540 mL) low sodium cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups (500 mL) shredded cheddar cheese, divided

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F (190° C.)

  2. Heat the olive oil in large saucepan set over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds. Stir in spinach, water and Knorr® Vegetable Dry Soup Mix and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in rice and let stand covered 5 minutes. Stir in chicken, beans and 1 cup cheese.

  3. Turn mixture into greased 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23-cm.) baking dish. Bake, covered, 20 minutes. Remove foil, sprinkle with remaining 1 cup (250 mL.) cheese. Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.

  1. Amount per Serving
Nutritional values Amount per Serving
Energy (g) 720.0
Calcium (g) 60.0 %
Carbohydrates (g) 72.0 g
Fat (g) 25.0 g
Fiber (g) 10.0 g
Iron (g) 45.0 %
Protein (g) 50.0 g
Saturated Fat (g) 13.0 g
Sodium (g) 1510.0 mg
Sugar (g) 4.0 g
Trans Fat (g) 0.0 g

*To make ahead: Proceed with step 2. Turn mixture into greased 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23-cm.) baking dish. Let cool, then wrap tightly in heavy-duty aluminum foil and freeze. To bake, preheat oven to 375° F (190° C) oven. Remove casserole from freezer and bake, covered, 45 minutes. Remove foil, sprinkle with remaining 1 cup (250 mL.) cheese. Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.\nEach serving of this casserole provides 2½ servings of vegetables and is an excellent source of calcium and fibre.

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