Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Prep Time
25 Mins
Cook Time
10 Mins
Bake Time
40 Mins
Yield
Makes 6 to 8 servings

Online reviewers give this recipe five stars for being an easy weeknight dish. Because it's brimming with veggies in addition to the rice, chicken, beans and cheese, it really is a one-dish meal.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare rice according to package directions.

Step 2

Meanwhile, sauté onion, bell pepper, and carrot in hot oil in a medium skillet over medium heat 10 minutes or until tender.

Step 3

Combine hot cooked rice, onion mixture, chicken, beans, diced tomatoes and chiles, and 1 1/2 cups cheese in a large bowl. Spoon into a lightly greased 3-qt. or 13- x 9-inch baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.

Step 4

Bake, covered, at 350° for 30 minutes; uncover and bake 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.

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