Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole

Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole

Chicken and rice, smothered in melted cheese makes for tasty dinner or brunch fare.

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Ingredients
  • 3 cups (750 mL) cooked USA Rice, cooled
  • 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) cooked cubed chicken or turkey
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) finely diced fresh tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely diced green pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sliced green onion
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh basil (or 1 tsp/5 mL dried)
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) seasoned salt
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) cayenne pepper
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) shredded mozzarella cheese
Directions
  1. In large bowl, combine rice, chicken, tomatoes, green pepper, onions, basil, salt, cayenne pepper, eggs and milk. Spread into greased 13 x 9-inch (33 x 23 cm) baking pan. Top with cheeses.
  2. Bake in 350º F (180°C) oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until knife inserted near centre comes out clean. To serve, cut into 8 squares.