South of the Border Chicken Casserole
South of the Border Chicken Casserole
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  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr 10 min
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    This Tex-Mex inspired casserole is filled with brown rice, chicken, green chiles, and cheese. It's sure to become a comforting family favorite!

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
    • 2 chicken breasts, cooked and diced
    • 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese
    • 2 ounces light cream cheese, softened
    • 3/4 cup plain non fat Greek yogurt
    • 1 can cream of chicken soup (I used Campbell's Healthy Request)
    • 2 Tbsp salsa
    • 4 ounce can diced green chiles
    • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
    • 1 t chili powder
    • 1/8 t garlic powder
    • 2 tomatoes, diced
    • 1/2 cup black olives, sliced (optional)
    • 1 1/4 cups shredded monterey jack cheese, divided
    • 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chips

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 279 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 14 g 21.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 31.33%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 28 mg 9.29%
    • Sodium: 1385 mg 57.71%
    • Calcium: 288 mg 28.76%
    • Potassium: 522 mg 14.93%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 29 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 38.62%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 14 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 141.33%
    • Vitamin C 29.22%
    • Vitamin D 1.3%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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