CREAMY PESTO CHICKEN AND RICE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Found this recipe on the back of a box of Success Rice and thought it sounded wonderful!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 pkg
(single bag) success boil-in-bag white rice
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
onion, chopped
5 clove
garlic, minced
1/2 c
frozen peas
2 c
cooked chicken, cubed
1 pkg
(8 oz.) cream cheese
1/2 c
chicken broth
1/4 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
pesto, prepared
1/4 c
minced parsley
1/2 c
parmesan cheese, grated
fresh ground black pepper, to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare the rice according to package directions.
2
In a large, non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Saute onions and garlic until tender. Stir in peas and chicken. Add cream cheese; stir until melted.
3
Stir in the broth, cream, and pesto. Add parsley and Parmesan cheese. Mix well, stirring until heated through. Remove from heat and fold in the hot rice. Garnish with pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy