The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Chicken Mexican Rice Casserole

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

This one-pot chicken Mexican rice casserole uses sweet potato for extra creaminess! It’s a healthy, gluten-free, 8-ingredient dinner for busy weeknights that is only 330 calories!

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 pound Extra Lean Ground Turkey Or Chicken
  • 2-½ cups Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Brown Rice
  • 1 cup Mashed Sweet Potato (from A Medium Baked Potato)
  • ¾ cups Salsa Of Choice
  • Pinch Of Salt And Pepper
  • 4 cups Fresh Spinach, Roughly Chopped
  • ½ cups Reduced Fat Mexican Cheese Blend
  • Cilantro For Garnish

Preparation

Heat olive oil on medium heat in a large, oven-safe skillet. Add turkey and cook, breaking into small pieces, until golden brown, about 5 minutes.

Stir in chicken broth, rice, sweet potato, salsa, salt and pepper until well combined. Turn the heat to high and bring the mixture to a boil. Once boiling, boil for 2 minutes.

Reduce the heat to low, cover the skillet and cook until the water is absorbed and rice is tender, about 1 hour.

Stir in spinach, cover and cook until wilted, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle cheese on top, cover, and cook and additional 1–2 minutes until melted. Garnish with cilantro and devour.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Paleo Chicken Tenders
Profile Photo by Alexa Federico in Special Dietary Needs
A much healthier version to our childhood and party food favorite!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Carrot Cake Overnight Oats
Profile Photo by Taylor Kiser in Special Dietary Needs
Wake up to dessert for breakfast with these protein-packed, gluten-free carrot...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 3 Level: Easy


Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken and Peppers
Profile Photo by Karen Kelly in Special Dietary Needs
Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken and Peppers is a healthy,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy


Arugula and Proscuitto Pizza
Profile Photo by Karen Kelly in Special Dietary Needs
Arugula and Prosciutto Pizza is sweet and savory all rolled into...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Tuna Poke Bowl with Mango and Quinoa
Profile Photo by Karen Kelly in Special Dietary Needs
This Tuna Poke Bowl with Mango and Quinoa is super healthy,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 2 Level: Easy