Four Foods on Friday 112

From Val's Kitchen

Val says, “Hi everyone.  What can you make with meat or poultry, rice, cheese and a vegetable?   Val’s answer:  Cook rice. Add in cooked boneless chicken, cream of chicken soup, broccoli and cheddar cheese. Season to taste. Heat in oven to set or serve as it is.
Here’s my answer, and it’s almost like Val’s.  This is a quick & easy meal that is very satisfying, and it’s called:

Chicken & Brown Rice with Broccoli & Cheese
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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, bite-size
  • 1 can 98% fat free cream of mushroom soup
  • frozen broccoli
  • freshly ground salt & pepper
  • 1/2 cup sharp shredded cheese, reduced-fat

DIRECTIONS:

Cook brown rice in water and olive oil according to package directions.  As soon as it’s done, add the chicken and soup.  Stir.  Add just a little more water if necessary.  Place the frozen broccoli on top (break it apart), place the lid back on top of the pan, and cook on medium low for 10-15 minutes until broccoli is tender.  Add shredded cheese, salt and pepper to taste.

3 thoughts on “Four Foods on Friday 112

  1. Brown rice is so healthy and good for many health reasons. I grew up on white rice but now I use brown rice most of the time.

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