French Rice Casserole

(2 Ratings)
Recipe Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 package (7.2 ounces) RICE-A-RONIĀ® Rice Pilaf
  • 1 (32-ounce ) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped basil
  • 3 ounces brie cheese, cut in strips or chunks

Preparation Steps

  1. In large skillet over medium-high heat, saute chicken and garlic with 2 tablespoons oil for 3 minutes or until chicken is brown. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  2. In same skillet, saute rice-pasta mix with remaining 2 tablespoons oil until golden brown.
  3. Add 2 cups water and Special Seasonings. Bring to a boil on high heat. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 5 minutes
  4. Add Chicken, tomatoes, pine nuts and basil. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes longer until rice is tender and chicken is no longer pink inside. Toss with cheese just before serving.